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I Put The Stars On The Ground

I Put The Stars On The Ground highlights First Nations custodianship to Sky Country and illustrates Sydney Observatory's evolution into a public educational space and museum.

Exhibitions

Event Details

Category

Exhibitions

Event Starts

May 22, 2024

Event Ends

Aug 31, 2024

Venue

Sydney Observatory

Location

1003 Upper Fort Street Millers Point NSW 2000

I Put The Stars On The Ground highlights First Nations custodianship to Sky Country and illustrates Sydney Observatory’s evolution into a public educational space and museum.

The exhibition honours the rich knowledge of First Nations Astronomy, navigation and seasonal patterns shared for millennia through art, songs, stories and ceremonies. It features a selection of works and star maps by Gail Mabo, ceramic pieces illustrating Waŋupini (cloud) stories by Bulthirrirri Wunuŋmurra and Songlines of Our Universe, an original soundscape by William Barton and Veronique Serret. 

Open Thursday-Saturday, 12-6pm.


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