Edge of the Trees: Aboriginality and Australian Identity

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Kathryn Petropoulos


'Edge of the Trees; Aboriginality and Australian Identity' is a definitive investigation in to the dispossession of Aboriginality in Australian culture. This essay traces the history of Aboriginal culture within the larger Australian culture, and the interplay of this with the traditional modern and post-modern ideals. The chapter focuses on the art installation 'Edge of The Trees' to explore the traditional and modern formations of Australian identity, as well as postmodernist interpretations. This chapter illustrates the ways in which identity can be a cultural construct, and one which is continually transforming.

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