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Yasmin Kelsall

Honorary Fellowship Project: Private property – An exploration of human influence on the Victorian landscape

Yasmin's project explored themes that have shaped the Victorian landscape. As the most cleared state in Australia, Victoria's history in this area has involved numerous pivotal decisions – often associated with loss, but also linked with transition and hope.

Yasmin's research identified items and stories of Indigenous people and women, and demonstrated how the land was viewed in different eras (both pre- and post-settlement). Her project documented decisions that affected land, the original landscape and Indigenous people, and resulted in an article, blog and potential exhibition.

Private property is supported by the Wurundjeri Tribe Land Compensation and Cultural Heritage Council (Wurundjeri Council).