Dec 03, 2019

The Final Issue of INSITE Magazine

Dr Ryan Presley, Blood Money–Infinite Dollar Note–Fanny Balbuk Yooreel Commemorative, 2018, (detail) watercolour on Arches paper, documented by Carl Warner. Image courtesy the artist.

This final edition of INSITE on the theme Decolonising Collections has articles from:

  • Kirsten Thorpe, Archivist and Senior Researcher, Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education & Research, UTS
  • Deanne Fitzgerald, Senior Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisor, WA Museum
  • Ella Hughes, Bundoora Homestead Art Centre

These articles look at the ways that collections can respectfully reposition First Nations voices and perspectives in GLAM organisations and reframe our colonial stories. The issues cover image is a watercolour by artist Ryan Presley from his Blood Money series.

The edition includes a roundup of the Victorian Museums and Galleries Forum, Victorian Collections Day, the latest re-accreditations and a tribute to Martin Hallett by Forbes Hawkin’s, Senior Digital Systems Developer at Museums Victoria and lead technical developer of Victorian Collections.