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Grant Award View - GA2234-V1

The art of pastoralism in Australia

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GA ID:
GA2234-V1
Agency:
Australian Research Council
Approval Date:
10-Nov-2017
Variation Publish Date:
16-Jul-2019
Variation Date:
16-Jul-2019
Category:
Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS) Research
Grant Term:
1-May-2018 to 30-Apr-2021
Value (AUD):
$133,493.00 (GST inclusive where applicable)
Varies:
GA2234 - The art of pastoralism in Australia

Ad hoc/One-off:
No
Aggregate Grant Award:
No

PBS Program Name:
ARC 17/18 Discovery
Grant Program:
Discovery Projects
Grant Activity:
The art of pastoralism in Australia
Purpose:
This project aims to study art made on sheep and cattle station by Aboriginal labourers from the 1880s to the early 1970s, in regions from South-West Australia to Northern Queensland. Australia is said to have been founded 'on the sheep's back', but the experience of Aboriginal labour in Australian pastoralism is little documented. The project will combine the methods of art and labour histories to contextualise carved stock whip handles, early drawings of horses, rock engravings, watercolour paintings and branded shields. The project outcomes will be a reconstruction of Aboriginal experiences of pastoralism in Australia to create a more nuanced history of Aboriginal art before 1970, as well as the history of Australian pastoral industries.

Internal Reference ID:
DP18 Round 1
Selection Process:
Targeted or Restricted Competitive

Confidentiality - Contract:
No
Confidentiality - Outputs:
No

Grant Recipient Details

Recipient Name:
The University of Western Australia
Recipient ABN:
37 882 817 280

Grant Recipient Location

Suburb:
CRAWLEY
Town/City:
CRAWLEY
Postcode:
6009
State/Territory:
WA
Country:
AUSTRALIA

Grant Delivery Location

State/Territory:
WA
Postcode:
6009
Country:
AUSTRALIA

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02 6281 6600

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