Turning Subjects into Objects and Objects into Subjects: Collecting Human Remains on the 1948 Arnhem Land Expedition
He�s taking the bones now, taking the bones. He reaches into the hollow of a crevice; the rear of his trousers, protruding towards the camera, is stained with channels of sweat. Turning to face us, he unwraps a mandible from a blackened shred of rag. Bespectacled, and with lips pursed beneath a trim moustache, his officer�s deportment is upset by a slash of blue headband that gives him a piratical craziness. He adds the jaw to a wooden crate already full of arm and leg bones, butted up against...[Show more]
|Collections||ANU Press (1965-Present)|
|Source:||Circulating Cultures: Exchanges of Australian Indigenous Music, Dance and Media|
|Book Title:||Circulating Cultures: Exchanges of Australian Indigenous Music, Dance and Media|
|Access Rights:||Open Access via publisher website|
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