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Stead, Naomi: Australian War Memorial

Naomi Stead

Australian War Memorial‘, The Saturday Paper, 8-15 May 2021; (pdf from our subscription)

A thoughtful and comprehensive evisceration of the War Memorial project from the Professor of Architecture at Monash University. There is an edited version in the paper’s hard copy. Professor Stead’s doctoral thesis, ‘On the Object of the Museum and its Architecture,’ examined the cultural politics of architecture in recent social history museums.

Professor Stead makes these points among others: