In the heart of Australia

Category: Sense of Place

 

Photo and caption by Andriana Iankova

“Static Culture, frozen by its immemorial primitivism, unchanged in unchanging landscape…no property, no money, no outside trade, no farming, no houses, cloths, pottery or metal, no division between leisure and labour, no temples, alters or priests, only a ceaseless grubbing and chasing for sustenance foods…..to some, this invalidated them as human beings…. To deprive Aborigines of their territory, therefore, was to condemn them to spiritual death- a destruction of their past, future and opportunities of transcendence…" (Robert Hughes, 1987)

Location: Australia, Northern Territory

 

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