Opened by Minister for City Services

Chris Steel MLA

Tuesday 2 March 2021
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Welcome to Country by Ngunnawal Elder

Caroline Hughes, Director CIT Yurauna Centre

(you can watch Caroline's digital story here)

(Extract from Caroline's Speech)

I'd particularly like to thanks Gen S Stories (Jenni), Steve from CIT Photography, PhotoAccess, Kirsten. What you three did and through your support, you wrapped your arms around us and helped up share our lives. Some in a very personal format, others in other ways, but all told a brilliant story. All very meaningful and personal for many of us. Words cannot say enough. We can't say thank you enough. The personal impact on me is ongoing for the rest of my life. So in the words of my ancestors, yuma yumalandi...

Photo: Fiona Edge

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Pre-launch tour of the exhibition with Minister Chris Steel and Vanessa Little, Director of Libraries ACT

(Extract from Minister Steel's speech)

...I think what's been really insightful is the process  which Jenni has gone through, working with the organisations and the partners that she's been involved with...I found it quite incredible and I think it goes to the name of the exhibition, the art of that story circle, people documenting their own stories...

Photo: Fiona Edge

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COVID-safe launch held in the carpark of the ACT Heritage Library, MC-ed by Dr Kirsten Wehner, Director of PhotoAccess. Catering courtesy of PhotoAccess

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First visitors to the exhibition

Photo: Fiona Edge

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Digital storytellers from the project 'Snowy' enjoy the exhibition

Photo: Fiona Edge