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Another sun, 2012

Bolatagici, Torika 2012, Another sun, 2012, Queensland Art Gallery; 7th Asia Pacific Triennial, Brisbane, Qld..

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Title Another sun, 2012
Creator(s) Bolatagici, TorikaORCID iD for Bolatagici, Torika orcid.org/0000-0002-6099-8752
Year presented 2012
Year created 2012
Material type other
Description of artwork 1 digital video on LCD monitor; 8:00 mins; colour
Publisher Queensland Art Gallery; 7th Asia Pacific Triennial
Place of publication Brisbane, Qld.
Keyword(s) digital video
fiji
nuclear test
pacific
nuclear veteran
veteran testimony
Summary This work draws upon oral testimonies by Fijian soldiers who took part in the British nuclear tests at Malden and Christmas Island during the late 1950s. The photographic and video archives at the Imperial War Museum in London have been important sources for Bolatagici in understanding the Fijian experience of these events. Broadening her perspective to include Fijian and British accounts, and to compare and contrast the archival footage made by the Ministry of Defence with the recollections of the Fijian veterans.
Notes Exhibited at the 7th Asia Pacific Triennial for the '20-Year Archive Project'. 8 December 2012 — 14 April 2013 : Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) and Queensland Art Gallery (QAG). This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.
Language eng
Field of Research 190599 Visual Arts and Crafts not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 950104 The Creative Arts (incl. Graphics and Craft)
HERDC Research category J2 Minor original creative work
ERA Research output type JR1 Recorded or Rendered Creative Works - Film, Video
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30049825

Document type: Artwork
Collection: School of Communication and Creative Arts
 
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Created: Mon, 10 Dec 2012, 13:40:42 EST by Torika Bolatagici

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