Exploitation of the Indigenous dot

Addison, Veronica. 2007, Exploitation of the Indigenous dot, M.A. thesis, School of History, Heritage and Society, Deakin University.

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Title Exploitation of the Indigenous dot
Author Addison, Veronica.
Institution Deakin University
School School of History, Heritage and Society
Faculty Faculty of Arts
Degree name M.A.
Date submitted 2007
Keyword(s) Aboriginal Australians - Painting - Australia, Central
Painting, Australian - Australia, Central
Art, Aboriginal Australian
Painting, Australian Aboriginal - Northern Territory
Summary This thesis argues that commercial and artistic appropriation of the Indigenous 'dot' motif from the Central and Western Desert amounts to exploitation of Indigenous sacred paintings. The author produced a suite of paintings that are discussed in relation to the above concerns, highlighting areas where it is suggested that changes in discourse should occur.
Language eng
Description of original vi, 47 leaves, 27 leaves of plates : ill. ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 759.9942
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30027151

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