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At M&GSQ’s 2011 State Conference, Making a Difference,  in Mackay last year some of us heard Dr Adele Chynoweth, Curator (ATSIP Team), National Museum of Australia speak with eloquence and passion about Developing the exhibition, Inside: Life in Children’s Homes.

Her article on this powerful work has now been published- see http://recollections.nma.gov.au/issues/volume_7_number_1/commentary/let_our_histories_be_visible

At the M&GSQ State Conference 2011 in Mackay from 11-13 August, mervin Jarman, community art activist and a founding member of the UK’s Mongrel Collective, will be presenting in the Plenary session Beyond the Walls… new media, public art and heritage interpretation. mervin will present, Repatriating Technology, a case study on the Container Project and the iStreet Lab.

In April this year, I attended the Low Fi Forum held by Arts Queensland at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts, Brisbane. One of the short workshops I took part in was Digital platforms for social inclusion with Mick Byrne from Read the rest of this entry »


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