Identity: yours, mine, ours

Now Showing

Avi Singh, who features in the exhibition. Photographer: Scottie Cameron
Avi Singh, who features in the exhibition. Photographer: Scottie Cameron

An exhibition about identity – who we are and who others think we are.

What does it mean to belong and not belong in Australia?

The exhibition explores how our cultural heritage, languages, beliefs, and family connections influence our self-perceptions and our perceptions of other people – perceptions that can lead to discovery, confusion, prejudice and understanding.

Engaging personal stories, intriguing objects, compelling images and interactive multimedia experiences invite visitors to find connections with others, as well as challenge the assumptions we make about each other every day.

Visitors are encouraged to share their stories, affirm their identities and celebrate diversity in our community.

EVENT DETAILS

Event Type: Permanent Exhibition

Daily, Now Showing
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Immigration Museum

Included with museum entry.
MV Members receive FREE museum entry.

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jody 16 March, 2011 14:01
cool.
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Lauren 16 April, 2011 11:59
Excellent resource for teachers
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fred 7 November, 2012 14:53
im a student and this just meant i had to do more wor so your comment is making me suffer.
JzN 20 April, 2011 22:52
the life-sized exhibits are AWEESOME!!!
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hanum 20 April, 2011 23:59
insightfull !
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Pat 27 July, 2011 12:50
cool
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pat 11 February, 2013 12:45
so cool
lochie 27 March, 2012 16:06
cool beans
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Louisa 16 April, 2012 15:02
Really cool
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Dylan 16 April, 2012 15:19
Nice
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Dave 19 May, 2012 18:07
terrific exhibition, challenging perceptions about identity. I found it just as interesting what the exhibition didn't explore. Why is it gender blind? Femininity, masculinity and sexuality are ignored. Interesting...
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Rebecca 4 July, 2013 16:48
Maybe because it's not 1950 and most of us have moved beyond thinking that we should be defined by our gender or sexual orientation.
pamela 11 February, 2013 12:42
very cool bananas so nice
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sally 11 February, 2013 12:43
great learning resource
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Mary 20 February, 2013 09:51
Very interesting for my year 10 RE class learning about the veil that has been passed down. An excellent resource. Thankyou
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Matt 11 April, 2013 12:20
cool
OWEN 11 April, 2013 12:02
Cool
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sharon 26 August, 2013 14:11
great learning
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Tanya 5 November, 2013 11:25
beautiful and intriguing
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Bob 19 February, 2014 15:11
Cooooool
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Bob 19 February, 2014 15:16
Awsome as
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