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Indigenous Australian art in intercultural contact zones

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Author(s): Eleonore Wildburger

Journal: Coolabah
ISSN 1988-5946

Volume: 3;
Start page: 109;
Date: 2009;
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Keywords: Indigenous Australian art and social theory.

ABSTRACT
This article comments on Indigenous Australian art from an interculturalperspective. The painting Bush Tomato Dreaming (1998), by the Anmatyerre artistLucy Ngwarai Kunoth serves as model case for my argument that art expressesexistential social knowledge. In consequence, I will argue that social theory and arttheory together provide tools for intercultural understanding and competence.
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