Exhibition: Songlines Tracking the Seven Sisters
Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters
National Museum of Australia • September 2017
More details and images on the Songlines Exhibition Website
An ancient creation saga featuring a dramatic chase across the Australian deserts is at the heart of the groundbreaking exhibition Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters, which opens at the National Museum of Australia in Canberra tomorrow.A world first in scale and complexity, Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters showcases sections of five Indigenous Western and Central Desert songlines, utilising some 100 paintings and photographs, objects, songs, dance and multimedia to narrate the story of the Seven Sisters, as they traverse the continent from west to east, through three states, three deserts and across some 500,000 square kilometres.