Tag Archive: Ceremony

Mise en scène

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Text: Garry Benson Editor: Tracey Benson As someone who has worked in stage, film and television for many years the expression mise-en-scène is quite familiar. It has its origins in the theatre, and the French… Continue reading

Collaborations between culture and science: Yorta Yorta projects

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It is almost a year since I headed to Shepparton on a Jawun secondment to work with the Yorta Yorta Nation Aboriginal Corporation (YYNAC). My role was to help them to develop their social… Continue reading

Help us make 200 followers: it’s still the w’end in some parts of the globe:

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Yesterday we hit 500 likes on our travel site www.geokult-travel.com . We are really excited to share that we almost have 200 followers. We would love to make this milestone this weekend,  so if you… Continue reading

The Use of Masks

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Text: Garry Benson Images: No information available One of my favourite places is Venice where my friends Francesco and Sarah Aidone own the Dalla Mora hotel, a cozy little gem in the Santa… Continue reading

Gallipoli – a cultural connection

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Originally posted on Geokult:
Lone Pine Gallipoli – a panorama So much of my thinking leading up to this trip has focused on how to engage with Turkey as cultural strangers, as people…

365 Places: Launch

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Over the past few years, I have watched with great interest friends and fellow artists who have created visual diaries from taking photographs of their everyday life and themselves. Many of these projects… Continue reading

Aspects of the Anangu Lifestyle

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Text: Garry Benson Photos: ©2008 Garry Benson Dragon Design This article focuses on many aspects of the Anangu (the Aboriginal people of Central Australia) lifestyle. Tjala (Pitjantjatjara) or Honey Ants are ants which… Continue reading

50th Anniversary of the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies

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Originally posted on Transventure:
Gathering in Reconciliation Place It’s a cool Canberra evening. The famous tee-pee shape of Parliament House dominates the skyline to the south-west and the Australian War Memorial’s red parade ground expands…