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Flashcards in Terrain Deck (12):
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Choreographer of Terrain

France Rings

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How do you annotate Terrain

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1) Intent

2) Description

3) Interpretation

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Section 1: Red Brick

Looking beyond urban landscape to the 'calling to country'

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Section 2: Sheilds

Reflects the struggle for land rights; and the effect on Indigenous people today

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Section 3: Reborn

Land is passed down through generations along with knowledge and customs.

Done through either word of mouth or song and dance rituals

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Section 4: Spinifex

Inspired by the tree surrounding lake Eyre represented by the spirit women waiting, suspended in time.

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Section 5: Salt

Inspired by the salt crystals of Lake Eyre and their dangerous texture and beauty within the land

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Section 6: Scar

Impact of mans actions which disrupt the balance between man and environment. Portrayed through angry forced movement

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Section 7: Landform

The land regenerated and uniquely changes after the impact of man.
Connects people to place through spiritual and cultural ties

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Section 8: Reflect

The horizon to glimpse the sacred realm where earth and sky meet

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Section 9: Deluge

The waters journey through the ancient channels of Lake Eyre to fill it with life. Ensures the life cycle continues

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Terrain overall intent

The overall intent explores the importance and value Aboriginals have with connecting to land culturally and spiritually

Directly referenced to the Arabunna people who have the responsibility to ensure the safety of the ancient landscape: Lake Eyre

The production shows the process of Lake Eyre and its 'routine' that has continued for thousands of year.