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Dr  Mariko  Smith

Dr  Mariko  Smith

First Nations Collections & Engagement Manager
Australian Museum

Dr Mariko Smith is a Yuin woman with Japanese heritage. She undertakes an interdisciplinary practice encompassing museology, contemporary art, visual sociology, research methodology, epistemology, and history. Mariko has worked in the museum and tertiary sectors in Sydney, specialising in Aboriginal cultural heritage, community-based cultural resurgence projects, and incorporating Indigenous ways of knowing into museum and artistic practices.

MuseumNext Digital Exhibitions Summit
Tuesday, 7 December 2021

Unsettled at the Australian Museum

Australia’s foundation story is more than the voyage of James Cook or the arrival of the First Fleet. It is a history of the seizure of land from First Nations peoples, denial of Indigenous sovereignty, and devastating frontier wars.

In the powerful exhibition Unsettled, First Nations voices reveal the hidden stories of devastation, survival, and the fight for recognition. These first-hand accounts are presented through immersive digital experiences and artworks, colonial documents, and objects from the Australian Museum collections.

Hear from Unsettled’s curators and the producers of the Digital Twin Experience (DTX) documenting this important exhibition.

Find the full schedule here

Dr  Mariko  Smith