Menu toggle

National Museum of Australia

Where our stories come alive

Collection Explorer


"The Centre" by Bevan Hayward [Pooaraar]


"The Centre" by Bevan Hayward [Pooaraar]

Object information


Aboriginal artist Pooaraar (Bevan Hayward), completed a series of unframed pen and wash drawings, of which this is one, for a friend, Geoff Page, a non-Aboriginal poet. The drawings were potential illustrations for a proposed volume of poetry entitled 'The Great Forgetting'. The volume was published jointly by Aboriginal Studies Press and the National Museum of Australia in 1996.

Physical description

Black and white pen and wash drawing. It depicts a man with several handheld microphones pointed towards him, in front of a house with people sitting outside it.

Object information

Back to top