Our Dreaming

Our Dreaming: animating country – connecting people to place through animation and storytelling. 

Through exhibitions, workshops and events Our Dreaming showcases Queensland’s vibrant Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stories, as they are retold through animation. Explore how new mediums have contemporised traditional storytelling, preserving a rich legacy for future generations. Our stories create enduring connections from past to present, people to place and to each other, giving us a sense of belonging. Experience how these stories are being shared and bring your own stories to life.

The Dreaming is eternal, alive and ever-evolving. This is Our Dreaming.

This exhibition contains images and references to deceased people which may cause sadness or distress, particularly to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers.

The vibrant animations featured in SLQ Gallery and Philip Bacon Heritage Gallery are from Aboriginal Nations Australia’s The Dreaming series.

The Stories from The Dreaming is a reproduction under license from The Dreaming series produced by Aboriginal Nations Australia. Copyright Aboriginal Nations Australia 2013.

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Explore an immersive landscape of vibrant animations from Aboriginal Nations Australia’s The Dreaming series.

Works from the exhibition were on display at State Library from 14 Dec 2013 - 9 Jun 2014.

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See how stories have been brought to life through the beautiful artworks and animation cells from The Dreaming series

Works from the exhibition were on display at State Library from 14 Dec 2013 - 9 Jun 2014

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See how the next generation of Indigenous storytellers have embraced new technologies, reigniting a passion to ensure their culture continues to evolve and strengthen the importance of our Dreaming

Works from the exhibition were on display at State Library from 14 Dec 2013 - 9 Jun 2014