Visual anthropologist; Michael Aird

A fascinating merger between anthropology, the arts, culture and curating is exemplified by the work of Michael Aird…

Professor Memmott and Queensland Museum curator Michael Aird brought this exhibition together after more than 30 years of collecting, researching and studying historical photographs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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In the spotlight: curator Michael Aird

We recently caught up with Captured: Early Brisbane photographers and their Aboriginal subjects guest curator Michael Aird about his fascinating research around Aboriginal portraits, which spans almost three decades. Keep on reading to find out more about the meticulous processes involved with finding the photographs and uncovering the stories behind them.

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