A video piece and booklet intended to share the Aboriginal practice of Dadirri, which can be thought of as a form of meditation intended to form enduring connections with Country. An accompanying poster outlines the research process and Indigenous knowledge that informed the design process.
I acknowledge the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, the traditional custodians of this land and pay my respects to elders past, present and emerging. I also acknowledge and thank the Indigenous cultural advisors who generously shared their knowledge and stories.
A UTS collaboration with Vital Strategies over a two week period in Ambon, part of the Maluku Islands of Indonesia.
The purpose was to research + develop a potential design solution to engage young people in the conversation around the impacts of smoking in Indonesia, where the youth smoking rates are alarmingly high.