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© Gail Mabo/ Licensed by Viscopy, 2017

Constellation

Date: 2014
Dimensions:
Display dimensions: 780 × 1070 × 20 mm
Overall: 776 × 1067 × 20 mm
Medium: Monoprint on Dutch etching paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Purchased with funds from the Sid Faithfull and Christine Sadler program supporting Contemporary Indigenous Maritime Heritage in Far North Queensland and the Torres Strait Islands through the ANM Foundation
Object Copyright: © Gail Mabo
Classification:Art
Object Name: Print
Object No: 00054564

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    Description
    Print depicting vast night sky illuminated by a spinning constellation sprinkled with whirling stars. Glowing orange forms - ancestral beings and a tall ship representing the european incursion into this world - are all caught up within this energised cosmos.
    Significancesignificant in providing a contemporary Indigneous perspective of first contact and European occuapation in Australia
    Additional Titles

    Primary title: Constellation

    Collection title: East Coast Encounters collection

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