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Eucalyptusdom explores cultural history and ever-changing relationship with the gum tree

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Eucalyptusdom

Entrance to exhibition Eucalyptusdom Source: Zan Wimberley


Published 20 June 2022 at 11:21am
By Sarka Pechova
Source: SBS

The exhibition at Powerhouse looks at the relationship between eucalypts and Indigenous Australians, the significance of the Federation arts and crafts movement to the human impact on the eucalypt today.


Published 20 June 2022 at 11:21am
By Sarka Pechova
Source: SBS


In interview for NITV Radio Emily McDaniel, a Director, First Nations at Powerhouse explains what is the unique exhibition about and where the idea came from.

Emily McDaniel talks also about the changes that museums went through, exhibitions such as Eucalyptusdom are not a sample of objects, but rather a multisensory experience.

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Detailed view of commissioned work, Pyriscence: After Fire by Anna May Kirk Source: Zan Wimberley


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It has been a year since Wiradjuri woman Emily McDaniel was appointed the Director, First Nations at Powerhouse. Speaking to Sarka Pechova during the National Reconciliation Week, Emily Mc Daniel looks back at her year at Powerhouse.

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View of Eucalyptusdom showing commissioned work, Bala Ga Lili (Two Ways Learning) by Damien Wright and Bonhula Yunupingu, Gumatj clan, Yolŋu Source: Zan Wimberley



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