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Dec 2011

Keeping Our Story

A personal perspective on the early days of remote Indigenous media groups.

By Chris Guster / 21 Dec 2011
Film
Oral History
Radio
Sound
Television

AKA Home of the Blizzard: Part 2

In Part 2 of his essay, Quentin Turnour investigates Frank Hurley's association with the promotion of Douglas Mawson's Australasian Antarctic Expedition film.

By Quentin Turnour / 16 Dec 2011
Film
Photographs
Posters
Oct 2011

Our Audiovisual Heritage

National Film and Sound Archive CEO Michael Loebenstein delivered a speech to mark the UNESCO World Day for Audiovisual Heritage on 27 October.

By Kylie Doherty / 27 Oct 2011
Film
Radio
Sound
Television
Aug 2011

Indigenous Representations

NFSA research fellow Anthony Linden Jones is looking at the representation of Indigenous culture in Australian film music, particularly focusing on films made before 1960.

By Anthony Linden Jones / 23 Aug 2011
Film
Sound
Jul 2011

The art of festival posters

Music and film festivals and festival posters have become an integral part of Australia’s cultural scene. Collective Passions showcases festival posters in the NFSA collection.

By Morgyn Phillips / 15 Jul 2011
Posters
Jun 2011

Asia Pacific archiving

Rod Butler and Mick Newnham share the NFSA's preservation expertise in Noumea.

By Rod Butler / 29 Jun 2011
Film
Sound

Vale Barry William Woods

Jazz drummer Barry Woods has passed away in Sydney. Carla Teixeira looks at his life and legacy.

By Carla Teixeira / 21 Jun 2011
Oral History
Sound
May 2011

Kavisha Mazzella

Kavisha Mazzella, winner of the National Folk Recording Award.

By David Hogan / 18 May 2011
Sound
Mar 2011

Old 78 record sleeves

Sound Archivist Graham McDonald has compiled a selection of rare and beautiful record sleeve designs from Australia, USA, UK and the rest of the world.

By Graham McDonald / 29 Mar 2011
Sound

Cooee Cabaret Toowoomba

Cooee Cabaret has wrapped for 2011 after sell out shows.

By Brendan Smith / 16 Mar 2011
Sound