Digital Rescue: Preserving the Past with Latest Technology

LEVEL 2, THEATRE - QUEENSLAND MUSEUM

Summary

The north Queensland rainforest has been home to the Western Yalanji people for thousands of years. Join Johnny Murison (Chairperson, Western Yalanji Aboriginal Corporation) and Nick Hadnutt (Archaeology Curator, Queensland Museum) as they recount their recent trek deep into the rainforest to record a culturally significant tree carving (dendroglyph). They explain how they combine cutting edge 3D technology including photogrammetry, 3D modelling and printing with fibreglass modelling to provide new ways of sharing Aboriginal cultural heritage.

The rescue mission to preserve this rare and endangered dendroglyph was powered by Project DIG a partnership between Queensland Museum and BHP.

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Nick Hadnutt

Nick Hadnutt

Participant

Nick Hadnutt

Nicholas Hadnutt has been the Archaeology Curator for the Cultures and Histories Program at the Queensland Museum (QM) since 2015. He joined QM in 2008 as an Assistant Collection Manager...

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Peter Denham

Peter Denham

Moderator

Peter Denham

Peter Denham joined the Queensland Museum Network last year as Director Collections & Research. Peter was previously Director of Curatorial, Collections & Exhibitions at the Museum of Applied Arts &...

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Johnny Murison

Johnny Murison

Participant

Johnny Murison

Johnny Murison is a Western Yalanji man. He is the owner/operator of Jarramali Rock Art Tours that operates out of Quinkan Country in Cape York Peninsula. Johnny is also the chairperson...

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Location

LEVEL 2, THEATRE - QUEENSLAND MUSEUM, South Brisbane, QLD,

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