Protecting the past, accessing the future.
The records, artefacts, photographs and films that were removed from Anangu Pitjantjatjara Lands, South Australia, are now too fragile to be returned.
The Ara Irititja (‘stories from a long time ago’) project began in 1994. Over 35,000 historical and cultural items have now been digitally returned to the Anangu communities, via a purpose-built electronic archive.
This touring exhibition provides a way to display fragile materials without endangering the originals.
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Thank you for providing a PD today at the museum - "punuku tjukurpa" - as a teacher and a lover of all art I found it very informative and most enjoya...