Discuss Gig Ryan’s work in the context of the notion of Australian ‘mateship’.


Discuss Gig Ryan’s work in the context of the notion of Australian ‘mateship’.

Gig Ryan, born Elizabeth Anne Martina Ryan November 5, 1956, is an Australian poet. She is a recipient of the Christopher Brennan Award. Ryan was born in Leicester, England in 1956. Her father is the Australian surgeon Peter John Ryan.

She was poetry editor of The Age newspaper 1998–2016. She has also recorded her songs with the bands Disband and Driving Past. Her book Pure and Applied won the 1999 C. J. Dennis Prize for Poetry and Heroic Money was shortlisted for the 2002 Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry. New and Selected Poems was shortlisted for the 2012 Prime Minister's Award for Poetry and the 2012 ASAL award, and winner of the 2012 Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry, and the 2011 Grace Leven Prize for Poetry. This volume of essays has truly been a collaborative effort. We thank Ian Thorpe for writing the foreword, and we are honoured and excited to receive his support. We owe Sue Ballyn a special debt. As Director of Australian Studies at the University of Barcelona, she hosted a conference entitled Myth, Memory, and History, in June 2008.

We thank her not only for organising such a pleasurable and stimulating event, but also for supporting our proposal to produce this volume, based in part on the conference papers. Earlier versions (in some cases much earlier versions) of some of these papers (those by Jay Arthur, Isabelle Auguste, Lyndall Ryan, Kristina Everett, Peter Read and Anna Cole) have been published in the Centre’s journal, Coolabah, vol 3, 2009, and we thank Sue for permission to publish these revised versions here. We also thank Peter Read at Aboriginal History Inc for supporting this project from the beginning, and James Little for the cover image. We would especially like to acknowledge all our contributors, for being easy to work with and joining in the spirit of the volume.

Discuss Gig Ryan’s work in the context of the notion of Australian ‘mateship’.

Their ‘passionate biographical notes’ indicate their variety and commitment, and we are proud and delighted to have been able to draw together such a talented and dedicated group. Finally, we enjoyed producing this volume, over many a long coffee in Glebe and Balmain coffee shops, and we trust that you, our readers, will enjoy reading it. The kind of exhibition I am interested in is one that is not solely about the objects, but about the way in which people move through that physical space to relate to the objects and the context in which these objects are placed. The National Library of Australia’s ‘Treasures’ exhibition could have been held in a basketball court with the items laid on card tables and people still would have queued all night to see Jane Austen’s letter or Beethoven’s handwritten score. The kind of exhibition I am interested in is one that has an idea behind it that provides the activating principle. It may be an intellectual concept, or it may be an emotional response. I want to create an ‘artwork’ or an ‘academic article’ that people can enter in real time and space. Have I ever done something like that that I was satisfied with? Not at all. Each new project lures me on with its possibilities and I leave it at the end, as from an unsatisfactory relationship, with the good memories obscured by the final failure. The joy is in the pursuit of the imagined creation. My most recent exhibition is From Little Things Big Things Grow: Fighting for Indigenous Rights 1920-1970, which focuses on a group of activists, both Indigenous and non-Indigenous, who fought for the human rights of Indigenous Australians in that period. I have also been passionate about producing The Default Country: a Lexical Cartography of Twentieth Century Australia (2003), the book developed from my PhD thesis; and It’s a Dog’s Life! Animals in the Public Service, a National Archives of Australia exhibition which toured from 2004–2009. Isabelle Auguste: I am from Reunion Island, a French territory in the Indian Ocean. My interest in Indigenous history and politics began in 1997 when I was an exchange student at the University of Minnesota. I followed some general Native American History as well as some Dakota and Ojibwa history and culture courses. I wrote my Master dissertation on ‘Gaming and Sovereignty, the Impact of Native American Gambling on Indian and Non-Indian Societies’. I became interested in the situation of Indigenous people in Australia in 1999 and have devoted my last ten years trying to learn more about the place of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australian society. My thesis, defended in 2005, looked at the issue of Indigenous self-determination in Australia. Based on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, it is a study of more than 30 years of Indigenous policy at the federal level and struggle for Indigenous rights. In 2007, I received a Lavoisier award from the French Department of Foreign and European Affairs to conduct some postdoctoral research on Reconciliation in Australia.

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