09 Aug 2019
Barrawao, a new virtual reality experience exploring the deep connection between Language and Country in the Sydney area. It is currently on Display as part of the Nandiri’ba’nya: Language and Country exhibition at the University of Technology Sydney library.
Barrawao is co-designed in a collaboration between Andrew Burrell (Lecturer, Visual Communications, UTS), Shannon Foster (D’harawal Sydney Saltwater Knowledge Keeper), Rachel Hendery (Linguist, Western Sydney University), Danièle Hromek (Budawang/ Yuin, Designer and Researcher), and Louisa King (Lecturer, School of Architecture, UTS).
For more information on the project see http://barrawao.net
For further information on the exhibition see https://en.iyil2019.org/events/nandiribanya-language-and-country/
Nandiri’ba’nya can be translated as “we all come together to experience”
and Barrawao can be translated as “to fly or to make haste”,
from the D’harawal Sydney Language and provided by Shannon Foster.