Kevin Murray – Curator and Writer

What we make of our world

How to Make a Promise

James Hansen, the man considered to be the father of climate change awareness, told The Guardian that the agreement was “bullshit” and just “worthless words. There is no action, just promises” (James Hansen, father of climate change awareness, calls Paris talks ‘a fraud’, Guardian 12/12/15) If all we are left with is “promises”, how can […]

Gondwana Bound

Following Neverland, Gondwana Bound considers what an Indian Australia would have been like. This project involves writers, artists and cooks to give free reign to their imagination and populate the continent with a Hindu civilisation. What would the relationship be like between Aboriginal and Hindu peoples? Are there aspects of Tamil culture that would be […]

Welcome Signs: Contemporary Interpretations of the Garland

Welcome Signs website now online at http://welcomesigns.craftunbound.net A common cultural thread throughout the Asia Pacific region is the ceremony of welcome. Honoured guests, returning fisherman and sometimes lost strangers are treated to delicacies, gifts, song and dance. The garland plays an important role as a beautiful and scented wreath with which to adorn the neck […]

The ayvu rapytá project

In 1893, a group of Australians set sail for Paraguay, where they sought to establish a utopian colony. Despite a generous land grant, the colony failed and was eventually abandoned. One problem is that it practiced a ‘white man’ socialism and tried to keep a distance from the local Indigenous Guarani. This isolated the colony […]

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