George

Australia, 1986

Film
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Episode number 3 of Series “The Top end”.
Czech born George Chaloupka became fascinated by Aboriginal Art soon after his arrival in Australia in the 1950s. Since 1958 he has lived and worked in the far north of the continent cataloguing and researching Aboriginal Rock Art, some of which goes back twenty thousand years. A trained anthropologist, Chaloupka sees the art of indigenous Australians as an important historic record for both indigenous and white Australians as well as being examples of great aesthetic beauty.

Credits

director
co-producer

Barbara Mariotti

Moira Ferguson

production company

SBS-TV

New England Film Productions

Duration

00:30:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1986

Appears in

The Top end

Group of items

The Top end

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

37693

Language

English

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Art, Aboriginal Australian

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art, Aboriginal Australian

Crafts & Visual Arts → Rock paintings

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Immigrants - Australia

People → Chaloupka, George

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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