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Our Voices: Public Lecture by Fiona Foley

Contemporary Indigenous Australian artist from Badtjala, Fraser Island, Queensland
Join us for the opening address of the Our Voices conference.

Event details

Date: Thursday 4 July
Time: 6pm, Refreshments from 5.30pm, talk commences 6pm
Venue: Wilkinson Building (LT250), The University of Sydney, 148 City Rd, Darlington 
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About the conference: Our Voices

Our Voices, the DE-colonial project is an open conference examining the relationship between indigeneity and the built environment led by indigenous voices from Turtle Island (Canada and the USA), Aotearoa (New Zealand) and Australia.

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  • 2018 Doctor of Philosophy, Griffith University 
  • 2011–17 Adjunct Professor, The University of Queensland 
  • 2003–09 Adjunct Professor, Griffith University 
  • 1987 Diploma of Education, Sydney Institute of Education, Sydney University 
  • 1984– 86 Bachelor of Visual Arts, Sydney College of the Arts 
  • 1982–83 Certificate of Arts, East Sydney Technical College

She exhibits regularly in Australia and internationally. Her recent solo exhibitions were held at Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane in 2017 and Niagara Galleries, Melbourne in 2012.

Foley completed her PhD with Griffith University in 2017. The thesis topic examined Queensland’s legislation, The Aboriginals Protection and Restriction of the Sale of Opium Act, 1897. Her new work on this subject was received with significant interest. Currently a Postdoctoral Fellow with Griffith University.