Why a First Nations museum should start with an act of co-creation

Indigenous voices are finally being acknowledged as important voices in Australian galleries and museums.

Indigenous voices are finally being acknowledged as important voices in Australian galleries and museums.

Since 2014, I have worked as an advisor to Western Australia’s New Museum, a A$450 million project and one of the largest museums currently under construction globally.

From the outset, a diverse Noongar and Whadjuk Indigenous working group contributed to every aspect of the museum, from large-scale planning through to exhibition design detail.

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