Liza Dale-Hallett, Museum Victoria

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Liza Dale-Hallett, Senior Curator, Sustainable Futures, Museum Victoria presented at the Museum and Gallery Services Queensland 2011 State Conference in Mackay on Thursday 11 August 2011. Her presentation is titled, 'Making Meaning from Ashes - Developing the Victorian Bushfires Collection'

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Liza Dale-Hallett, Museum Victoria

  1. 1. Plenary: Dealing with Disasters Hall A, MECC Chair: Christine Ianna Liza Dale-Hallett Senior Curator, Sustainable Futures, Museum Victoria Making Meaning from Ashes - Developing the Victorian Bushfires Collection Sponsored by:
  2. 2. Making meaning from ashes: Developing the Victorian Bushfires Collection Liza Dale-Hallett Senior Curator, Sustainable Futures Museum Victoria
  3. 3. Satellite image: smoke on Black Saturday
  4. 11. Documenting change over time Holistic, cross-disciplinary approaches Community education & engagement Reputation for being unbiased & trustworthy Preserve & learn from our past
  5. 19. Create places for reflection and commemoration
  6. 24. Acknowledge the complexity of disasters
  7. 26. Enrich understandings & broaden perspectives
  8. 30. Use art to help people engage with complex feelings and experiences
  9. 31. ‘ Disaster’ by Netty, Grade 6
  10. 32. ‘ The Aftermath’ by Cassie, Grade 6
  11. 33. 'Marysville', Joshua, Grade 1
  12. 34. ‘ Ashes’ by Michael, Grade 6
  13. 35. 'Go CFA ', Robert, Grade 4
  14. 36. ‘ Firestorm’ by Rachel, Grade 5
  15. 37. National September 11 Museum, New York
  16. 38. Tribute WTC Visitor Center, New York
  17. 39. Tribute WTC Visitor Center, New York
  18. 40. ‘ Katrina & Beyond’ exhibition, New Orleans
  19. 41. ‘ Katrina & Beyond’ exhibition, New Orleans
  20. 42. Create places for reflection & commemoration Acknowledge the complexity of disasters Enrich understandings & broaden perspectives Use art to engage with feelings & experiences Use the past to prepare for the future
  21. 44. http://museumvictoria.com.au/collections/

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