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The Art of Cattle Droving preview image The Art of Cattle Droving (1988)
An artist and two drovers capture the beauty of 1200 head of cattle making their way across the outback in the last great Australian cattle drive.
Car Panel Artists and Self-Employment preview image Car Panel Artists and Self-Employment (1979)
Two commercial artists work for themselves as car panel artists. They feel enormous pride and satisfaction being self- employed, even if it is not as lucrative as working for an employer.
Death of a Workman In A Streeton Painting preview image Death of a Workman In A Streeton Painting (1984)
Streeton’s eyewitness account of the death of a workman during the blasting of a railway tunnel at Lapstone in the NSW Blue Mountains. It becomes the inspiration for his painting “Fire’s on, Lapstone Tunnel”.
Dreamings, Through Indigenous Art preview image Dreamings, Through Indigenous Art (1988)
Indigenous art is like topographic mapping of land and culture. Michael Nelson Tjakamarra works at painting concentric circles which represent sacred sites.
Peter Sculthorpe Composes preview image Peter Sculthorpe Composes (1999)
Peter Sculthorpe wants to create a perfect work of art. He created “Irkanda One for Violin” by tracing the landscape around Canberra on a 360 degree graph, then wrote music to follow the contours.
Sydney’s Harbour Bridge Finally Completed preview image Sydney’s Harbour Bridge Finally Completed (1933)
For 6 years the two half arches gradually draw closer together. A dream is realised when the heaviest and biggest bridge arch in the world is finally completed.
Working to Play in a Rock Band preview image Working to Play in a Rock Band (1979)
In order to earn a living the members of this rock band must work in mundane jobs during the day. At night they pursue their dreams of musical success.