Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

Indigenous Australian art in intercultural contact zones

Eleonore Wildburger


This article comments on Indigenous Australian art from an intercultural perspective. The painting Bush Tomato Dreaming (1998), by the Anmatyerre artist Lucy Ngwarai Kunoth serves as model case for my argument that art expresses existential social knowledge. In consequence, I will argue that social theory and art theory together provide tools for intercultural understanding and competence.

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