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Project Highlight: Satellite Dreaming Revisited

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We have recently been in contact with the organizers of an extremely exciting project called Satellite Dreaming Revisited and wanted to take some time to briefly highlight it for members of our network, as we feel its goals, in many ways, closely align with ours. This Australia-based documentary project works to explore the history of Indigenous media art in Australia over the last four decades. Significantly, they also have an open call for submissions of relevant essays, interviews, or links to other similar research projects.

Check out the copied text below for some more information on Satellite Dreaming Revisited, and/or click on the following link to visit their website: https://satellitedreaming.com/


Satellite Dreaming is a TV programme – broadcast in Australia and in the UK in the early 1990s – which traced the emergence of Australian Indigenous electronic media at the time.

It is still seen as "a film of considerable historic importance" (SBS/NITV) and a "useful teaching resource on the history of Indigenous media, and how it differs from mainstream programming" (Australia's National Film and Sound Archive).

SATELLITE DREAMING REVISITED uses the 1991 programme as the focus for exploring Indigenous media work in Australia over the last four decades – the 1980s to now – through the eyes of many of the people involved in the original programme, and in the wider field – some of whom have also written essays for the Site.

The site is not finished or 'complete.' If you are interested in contributing to or commenting on it, please go to the "Feedback" section at the bottom of the Credits page.