State Library of Queensland invites you to a celebration of 25 years of national recognition of Australian South Sea Islanders.
Enjoy a curator's tour of the exhibition with Plantation Voices curator, Imelda Miller in the Philip Bacon Heritage Gallery - 11:30am-12:00pm
Experience a panel discussion about creating and capturing contemporary Australian South Sea Islander voices with curator Imelda Miller and artists featured in the exhibition, LaVonne Bobongie and Joella Warkill. The event includes a spoken word performance of Cook My Hungi, Like You Did My Ancestors by Joella in the Auditorium 2 - 12:00pm-1:00pm
Explore State Library's Australian South Sea Islander collections including rare photographs, historical documents and maps with a White Gloves experience in the White Gloves Room - 11:00am-2:00pm
This is a free event. Bookings are essential.
Plantation Voices is State Library’s portal to Australian South Sea Islander culture and history in Queensland. Over time State Library has cultivated resources and collections telling the story of Australian South Sea Islanders and celebrating their contributions to contemporary Queensland.