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Island Futures: What lies ahead for Zenadth Kes? | South Brisbane

23 July, 2021 - 25 April, 2022

Island Futures

Torres Strait Islanders rich and enduring cultures and languages are linked to the place they call ‘home’.

Now with the threat of rising sea levels, how do Torres Strait Islanders maintain their strong sense of identity and place if home is underwater?

On the 150th anniversary of the Coming of the Light – the introduction of Christianity throughout Torres Strait – Island Futures: What lies ahead for Zenadth Kes? empowers voices and conversations about Torres Strait Islanders’ place and visibility in present-day Australia. 

Discover more than 200 objects and images, interwoven with Islander perspectives and stories, along with a number of works from well-known artists.

  • 23 June 2021 – 25 April 2022
  • Level 2, Queensland Museum
  • Free, non-ticketed exhibition


23 July, 2021
25 April, 2022
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Queensland Museum


Queensland Museum
Corner Grey Street and Melbourne Street
South Bank, Queensland 4101 Australia
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