Book Chapter

From problems to possibilities: Regenerative concepts of Indigenous childhood & youth in cultural production

Lilly Brown

The meeting of aesthetics and ethics in the academy: challenges for creative practice researchers in higher education | Routledge | Published : 2020

Abstract

In this chapter, the author suggests that an ethical scholarly engagement with creative textual and artistic representation provides an entry point to begin to imagine, or indeed re-imagine, Torres Strait Islander and Aboriginal young people as otherwise, as more than. Indigenous young people have come to be understood as a problem within policy, research and disciplinary practice. The award-winning Neomad is a collaborative effort created by young people from Roebourne and non-Indigenous illustrator and interactive designer Stu Campbell. Australian Indigenous university students are predominantly understood according to (neo)liberal notions of success and achievement in response to discours..

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University of Melbourne Researchers