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Title: DAAO: DICTIONARY OF AUSTRALIAN ARTISTS ONLINE


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DAAO DICTIONARY OF AUSTRALIAN ARTISTS ONLINE
  • New History
  • for a
  • New Australian Art

a resource for future scholarship
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because the Internet is not always a reliable
source of information
  • Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri (1851 - 1913)
    Biography, Artwork ...
  • Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri 1851 - 1913
    Mexican artwork online artwork and news
  • articles and exhibition history as well as
    artwork in museum collections. ...
  • wwar.com/masters/p/possum_tjapaltjarri-clifford.ht
    ml - 12k - Cached - Similar pages

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  • DAAO CORE BUSINESS
  • harnessing IT to make accurate biographical
    information on Australian artists globally
    accessible
  • setting industry wide standards for the
    documentation of artists identities
  • challenging art world elitism

4
The DAAO will empower our own and future
generations of art historians and the general
public to understand the cultural landscape of
Australia in a wholly new way, providing a
topographical image of artistic activity in
Australia across space and time.
  • VISION

5
  • The idea of a Biographical Dictionary of
    Australian Artists
  • Bernard Smith 1970
  • Joan Kerr 1981
  • DAAO 2005

New Australian Art History
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WHAT IS DAAO?
  • a series of online databases, maintaining the
    integrity of their individual authorship
  • search engines with the capacity to search within
    and across them
  • checking of biographical entries by the DAAO's
    editorial committee before they go on line

7
  • OUTCOME
  • authoritative information about every significant
    artist, Indigenous and non-Indigenous, who has
    worked in Australia since colonisation

8
Indigenous art and its relation to the
mainstream
9
respecting Indigenous cultural authority
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  • Collaborative art making practices are an
    integral part of the transmission of skills and
    knowledge from generation to generation in the
    painters culture

12
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13
Michael Nelson Tjakamarra
14
Louisa Lawson Pupiya Napaltjarri Lajamanu 1989
15
Cultural Inscription
16
Q On whose terms have Indigenous artists been
accepted as part part of contemporary Australian
art? NATIONAL GALLERY OF AUSTRALIAaboriginal
torres strait islander artasian art
australian artinternational artART GALLERY
OF NSWAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
ArtAustralian ArtInternational ArtAsian
ArtOther Regions  test
17
The DAAO has the potential to be the most
authoritative and widely accessible reference
resource on Australian art and artists
  • How can this potential be realised?

18
Using Interactivity to Grow the DAAO
  • People posting entries online to be referred to
    peer review
  • Scholarly commentary on individual entries (new
    information, correction of errors, differences of
    interpretation)
  • readers forum - to develop broad base
    involvement in DAAO cf. Intellectual
    Sustainability

19
Sustainability
  • Pilot is free
  • Post pilot options
  • Advertising
  • Sponsorship
  • User pays - Time Charge or Download Charge
  • Benevolent Foundation
  • Intellectual sustainability

20
Art Historians of Australia UniteWhat Have We
to Lose?
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