Amy Butterfield shares the challenges and surprising discoveries of curating for Radio 100, including how Australia was a radio ‘vanguard’, dating the oldest radio broadcast in the NFSA collection, and – despite the gap in time – the parallels between the rise of radio and the internet as a means of human connection.
WINHANGANHA is a bold re-envisioning of our history – a new film work by award-winning poet and artist Jazz Money.
This rare home movie footage from 1939 features the Australian rugby union team en route to the UK – and a tour that would never take place due to the outbreak of war.
Award-winning digital artist Jazz Money is the recipient of the RE/Vision Commission, receiving $25,000 to create an audiovisual piece interpreting the NFSA collection to offer an authentic and contemporary vision of Australia.
Curator Thorsten Kaeding looks at how and why the NFSA selects – and sometimes excludes – materials from the national collection.
Samuel François-Steininger has colourised footage from the NFSA collection of the last Tasmanian Tiger in captivity.