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Ochre and firelight

April 4th, 2015

Episode 601 of 3777 episodes

A completely new rehang of work from the National Gallery of Victoria's impressive collection of Indigenous art has just opened in Melbourne's Federation Square. 'Indigenous art: moving backwards into the future' is a broad survey; from a new acquisition like Robert Andrew's kinetic work in ochres mined on his father's Yawuru country to nineteenth century drawings by William Barak of ceremony being performed in the firelight.

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