Piggott, Michael: Listening to ANZAC Voices

Piggott, Michael

‘Listening to ANZAC Voices‘, Honest History, 24 February 2014

Michael Piggott reviews the ANZAC Voices exhibition which opened at the Australian War Memorial in November 2013. He recognises the difficulties of compressing complex events into a small exhibition space, welcomes the use of archival written material and the user-friendliness of the display and notes a politically canny wrinkle. The article is linked to an appendix on facial injuries suffered in war, a subject that is not covered in ANZAC Voices and tends to be avoided in commemoration. The appendix contains confronting images. Read more… A curator of the exhibition writes about it.

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