Lunchtime Talk: Carol Cooper

Carol Cooper discusses the role and significance of shields in the south-east and the inherent use of designs and incised carving within the region.

Curator, collections manager and historian Carol Cooper has worked at the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, the Public Service Merit and Protection Commission and the National Museum of Australia, Canberra. At the NMA, she has held the positions of Senior Registrar, Head Curator Collections Development, Senior Curatorial Fellow, Research Centre and is currently Senior Curator, Visible Collections. She has a long-term research interest in Aboriginal Art, collections, and historical photography, and is currently undertaking doctoral research in the Research School of Humanities & the Arts at the Australian National University.