Monumental Queensland

These signposts on a cultural landscape provide a unique guide to Queensland’s stories and histories.Monumental Queensland encourages us—whoever and wherever we are—to look more closely at the things around us and how they articulate ...

Monumental Queensland

Authors Lisanne Gibson and Joanna Besley have selected over 200 of Queensland’s diverse public cultural objects and placed them, for the first time, along the same continuum. Some old, some new. Some familiar, some forgotten. Some lost forever. These signposts on a cultural landscape provide a unique guide to Queensland’s stories and histories.Monumental Queensland encourages us—whoever and wherever we are—to look more closely at the things around us and how they articulate our identity. It also asks us to consider why these objects continue to matter, and shows what can happen if they’re not acknowledged.

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Monumental Queensland
Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: Lisanne Gibson, Joanna Besley
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Univ. of Queensland Press

Authors Lisanne Gibson and Joanna Besley have selected over 200 of Queensland’s diverse public cultural objects and placed them, for the first time, along the same continuum. Some old, some new. Some familiar, some forgotten. Some lost forever. These signposts on a cultural landscape provide a unique guide to Queensland’s
Valuing Historic Environments
Language: en
Pages: 234
Authors: John Pendlebury
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-17 - Publisher: Routledge

This volume brings together an interdisciplinary team of leading scholars to discuss frameworks of value in relation to the preservation of historic environments. Starting from the premise that heritage values are culturally and historically constructed, the book examines the effects of pluralist frameworks of value on how preservation is conceived.
Re-Presenting Disability
Language: en
Pages: 284
Authors: Richard Sandell, Jocelyn Dodd, Rosemarie Garland-Thomson
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-13 - Publisher: Routledge

Re-Presenting Disability addresses issues surrounding disability representation in museums and galleries, a topic which is receiving much academic attention and is becoming an increasingly pressing issue for practitioners working in wide-ranging museums and related cultural organisations. This volume of provocative and timely contributions, brings together twenty researchers, practitioners and academics
The Secret Life of Memorials: Through the Memory Lens of the Australian South Sea Islanders
Language: en
Pages: 202
Authors: Julie Mitchell
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-31 - Publisher: Archaeopress Publishing Ltd

Focussing on the Australian South Sea Islander minority community this volume employs a variety of theoretical arguments in order to contribute a new method for comprehending the many interleaving aspects of memory spaces, and should be of interest to heritage professionals, local councils and governing bodies, and members of the
The Handbook of Contemporary Indigenous Architecture
Language: en
Pages: 1001
Authors: Elizabeth Grant, Kelly Greenop, Albert L. Refiti, Daniel J. Glenn
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-06-26 - Publisher: Springer

​This Handbook provides the first comprehensive international overview of significant contemporary Indigenous architecture, practice, and discourse, showcasing established and emerging Indigenous authors and practitioners from Australia, Aotearoa New Zealand, the Pacific Islands, Canada, USA and other countries. It captures the breadth and depth of contemporary work in the field, establishes