In August 2015, 15 ATSI students from schools across Victoria participated in Swinburne University of Technology's, Marngo Designing Futures program at Lake Mungo National Park. Working at the intersection of art, design and film, this video captures the journey we went on together. Moreover, how Marngo Designing Futures harnesses the power of creativity to develop students teamwork, problem-solving, communication and lateral thinking skills, which can then be carried into university and industry.
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Marngo Designing Futures would like to thank staff and students from Upper Yarra Secondary College, Gisborne Secondary College, Irymple Secondary College, St Josephs, Mildura and Chaffey Secondary College for participating in the making and production of the video. Marngo Designing Futures would like to acknowledge our supporters, partners and suppliers. These include Zakpage, Cultivator, National Parks and Wildlife Services, National Aboriginal Design Agency, Marcus Lee Designs, Deadly Designs and Sunraysia Institute of Tafe.
Marngo Designing Futures also gratefully acknowledges Aunty Joy Murphy OA for her assistance with the use and translation of the ‘Marngo’ name and Bogong moth symbol as an appropriate acknowledgement of Country. Marngo meaning 'over there’ and 'in the future', and the Bogong moth symbol which is the moiety of the Wiradjuri.
The Marngo brand concept design was created by Marcus Lee Design, with dual meanings – the Bogong moth symbolises the transforming life cycle and journey from egg, larva, pupa to adult – which aligns with the learning and transitional career pathways of a future in design.