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Pamela Croft and "bothways" philosphy. Qwaruba Seva Foundation

Fredericks, Bronwyn (2006) Pamela Croft and "bothways" philosphy. Qwaruba Seva Foundation.

Abstract

This is a comprehensive interview with Dr Pamela Croft that provides a summary of the last 10 years of her arts practice, including her doctoral work. It is an extended version of the interview that can be found in n.paradox: International Feminist Arts Journal, 17:77-82. Pamela Croft has worked as a full-time practicing artist since the mid-1980s. She has also worked as an academic in the arts arena in Queensland and the Northern Territory and facilitated and coordinated numerous community cultural development projects, curated exhibitions and worked on other community arts and cultural development activities throughout Australia and overseas. Throughout the interview Croft explains what drives her in her arts practice and her use of bricolage and 'bothways' methodology, linking them to her exhibitions and specific artworks. She covers such issues as colonisation, Country, belonging, the Stolen Generations, identity, privilege, whiteness, feminism, politics and healing. Images of Pamela Croft's artwork are included and her arts practice techniques are discussed.

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ID Code: 13462
Item Type: Other
Additional Information: This interview was provided to the Qwaruba Seva Foundation for use on their website. It can be found on their website in the Aboriginal Australia section. Artwork by Pamela Croft has been used by the Qwaruba Seva Foundation for a pair of slippers (Wunndurra series). All profits from the sale of these slippers go to charity.
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Keywords: Aboriginal, Indigenous, Australia, Bothways, Art, Practice, Bricolage, Pamela Croft, Colonisation, History, Stolen Generation, Identity, Women, Feminism, Home, Land, Belong, Place, Country, Keppel Sands, The Sorry Wall, Matters of her heart, Qwaruba, Wunndurra
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > VISUAL ARTS AND CRAFTS (190500)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 Bronwyn Fredericks & Pamela Croft (text); Pamela Croft (artwork images)
Deposited On: 06 May 2008
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 22:58

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