Art and Ancestral Belongings

Art and Ancestral Belongings

Art and Ancestral Belongings: A conversation about First People’s Archives

The Counihan Gallery In Brunswick and Moreland Libraries are pleased to host this special event:

The Story So Far....

Free Public Program

This event is held in conjunction with The Story So Far... Selected Indigenous works from the Moreland Art Collection, curated by Kate ten Buuren which brings together 29 artworks by Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander artists from the Moreland Art Collection.

Art and Ancestral Belongings

A conversation about First People’s Archives

Featuring:Kimberley Moulton and Kate ten Buuren

When:Wednesday 26 July, 6.30 – 8 pm

Join Curator of The Story So Far… Kate ten Buuren and Melbourne Museum’s Senior Curator of Southeastern Australia Aboriginal Collections, Kimberley Moulton in discussing the past, present and future of collecting, maintaining and exhibiting First People’s artworks and objects in public collections.


Kate ten Buuren is a Taungurung emerging curator, artist and the founder of this mob, a collective dedicated to empowering the next generation of influential blak artists and creators. ten Buuren examines past and current artistic climates, finding ways to weave in new narratives that explore blakness, politics, institutional critique and language, to centralise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander knowledge systems, practices and values.

Kimberley Moulton is a proud Yorta-Yorta woman and the Senior Curator of South Eastern Aboriginal Collections, Melbourne Museum. Kimberley has a Bachelor of Arts from Monash University and is currently completing post-graduate studies at the University of Melbourne. Her curatorial and writing practice is focused on contemporary Indigenous art, museology, Aboriginal self-representation in the sector.

Above image:
Fiona Foley, Nulla 4 eva III,
2009. Ultrachrome print on
Hahnemühle pale, 120 x 180 cm.
Courtesy the artist and Niagara
Galleries, Melbourne

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