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Wednesday, May 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm AEST

Explore the captivating world of archiving and the power of memory preservation.

Join us as we delve into the historic and contemporary story of forced displacement through the lens of the Dunera collections at the State Library of NSW.

Discover the vital role of collecting institutions in safeguarding identity and the profound significance of recording and validating memories. Be inspired by the artwork of Dunera internees, showcasing resilience and creativity in the face of trauma. Don’t miss this dynamic event!

Louise Anemaat
Louise Anemaat is Executive Director at the State Library of NSW. She has published and lectured widely on the Library’s collections, and has worked closely with the acquisition, processing and curation of the manuscript and pictures collections over many years.

She is the author of Natural Curiosity. Unseen art of the First Fleet (NewSouth Publishing, 2014), an analysis of the traditions of natural history art production in Australia and Britain during the 18th and 19th centuries.

Wednesday, May 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm AEST

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