Toy Stories

2d digital animation, 8 X 1:30, 2013

A commission for the First Peoples exhibition at Museum Victoria's Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre, Melbourne. These animations accompany a case of Indigenous children's toys from all over Australia and show the way the toys are used. They include from top right, marngrook, stones for breastfeeding game, toy canoe, spinning top, target practice, mudswitch, boomerangs and shaker cans. The animations can be found in the Many Nations section of the First Peoples exhibition.

Illustration and animation: Isobel Knowles

Music & Sound Design: Byron Scullin