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dc.contributor.author Vanni Accarigi, Ilaria en_US
dc.contributor.editor Blair French en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-06-16T05:04:56Z
dc.date.available 2010-06-16T05:04:56Z
dc.date.issued 2003 en_US
dc.identifier 2006007771 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Vanni Accarigi Ilaria 2003, 'Sound of Missing Objects', Sound of Missing Objects, Performance Space, University of Wollongong, Performance Space, University of Wollongong en_US
dc.identifier.issn en_US
dc.identifier.other J1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/12325
dc.description.abstract Background Sound of Missing Objects is a collaborative text, object and sound installation on the gaps in the history of Aboriginal material culture and the role of exhibitions in creating representations of aboriginality in 19th century. It was commissioned by the gallery Performance Space in 2003 and subsequently invited to tour at the Long Gallery, University of Wollongong in 2005. The work consists in five cabinets containing tissue paper stamped with designs, texts and a sound system and in texts inscriptions on the walls. The exhibition received good critical acclaim and specialised media attention (see portfolio). Contribution I researched and developed the concept of this installation and invited artists Jonathan Jones and digital composer Panos Couros to be my collaborators. I wrote all the textual elements in the installation; collaborated in the design and realization of the cabinets, stamped designs and sounds; I oversaw the production and installation of the exhibition. Significance Although Aboriginal art has an extraordinary critical success very little is known and written about early exhibitions of Aboriginal objects. Sound of Missing Objects is based on the research I carried out in my PhD on Aboriginal objects exhibited in International Exhibitions in Europe and US 19th century. It focuses on the narratives and representations woven in the exhibitions and their relations to contemporary politics. On another level it dwells on the absence of the objects, which were never returned to Australia, investigating the role of museums in producing knowledge and memory gaps. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Performance Space, University of Wollongong en_US
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dc.title Sound of Missing Objects en_US
dc.parent Sound of Missing Objects en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Performance Space, University of Wollongong en_US
dc.identifier.startpage en_US
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dc.cauo.name FASS.Cultural Studies Group en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 200200 en_US
dc.personcode 021234 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Cultural Studies en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom Yes en_US
dc.date.activity 20031002 en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords 19th century Australian history; Aboriginal history; Museum studies; multimodality. en_US
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dc.staffid 021234 en_US


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