Original article published on The University of Melbourne Cultural Commons
The art of healing: Australian Indigenous healing practice follows the premise of Tjukurrpa (dreaming). It looks at traditional Indigenous healing practice as past, present, and future simultaneously. It presents examples of healing practice from the many distinct and varied Indigenous communities throughout Australia shown through contemporary art practice.
This exhibition has been presented in 2023 to inspire people to contemplate the significance of the Voice to Parliament for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and the coming referendum. Professor Jane Gunn, Dean, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences talks with Professor Marcia Langton about the Voice.
Highlights of The art of healing: Australian Indigenous healing practice is exhibiting until Saturday 2 September 2023.