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Dreamings : the art of Aboriginal Australia

Author: Michael Riley; Janet Bell; Lydia Miller
Publisher: Acton, Australian Capital Territory : National Film and Sound Archive of Australia, 1988.
Series: Australasian video online
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The art of Aboriginal Australia is celebrated in Dreamings as we journey into the sacred heartland of Australia to see traditional artists at work. The artists talk of their work, its association with the land and its spiritual connection with their people, the animals and plants. The film explores the meanings behind the works, from acrylic dot paintings of the Central Desert to cross-hatched bark paintings and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Folklore
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Riley; Janet Bell; Lydia Miller
OCLC Number: 897480694
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed November 3, 2014).
Warning: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers should be aware that this content may contain images or names of people who have since passed away.
Description: 1 online resource (30 min.).
Series Title: Australasian video online
Responsibility: directed by Michael Riley ; produced by Janet Bell ; narrated by Lydia Miller.

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The art of Aboriginal Australia is celebrated in Dreamings as we journey into the sacred heartland of Australia to see traditional artists at work. The artists talk of their work, its association with the land and its spiritual connection with their people, the animals and plants. The film explores the meanings behind the works, from acrylic dot paintings of the Central Desert to cross-hatched bark paintings and burial poles of northern Australia, as it allows the viewer access to the oldest continuous art tradition in the world.

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