• The University of Western Australia (M257), 35 Stirling Highway, 1.21 Old Economics Building

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 222 Citations
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1994 …2021
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Research Output 1994 2019

2019
1 Citation (Scopus)

Dating painting events through by-products of ochre processing: Borologa 1 Rockshelter, Kimberley, Australia

David, B., Delannoy, J-J., Petchey, F., Huntley, J., Gunn, R., Veth, P., Genuite, K., Skelly, R. J., Mialanes, J., Harper, S., Ouzman, S., Aboriginal Corporation, B., Heaney, P. & Wong, V., 19 May 2019, In : Australian Archaeology. 85, 1, p. 57-94 38 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

art
event
proliferation
archaeology
Rock Shelter

Minjiwarra: archaeological evidence of human occupation of Australia’s northern Kimberley by 50,000 BP

Veth, P., Ditchfield, K., Bateman, M., Ouzman, S., Benoit, M., Motta, A. P., Lewis, D., Harper, S. & Aboriginal Corporation, B., 19 Aug 2019, In : Australian Archaeology. 86, 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

artifact
river
evidence
Human Occupation
Archaeological Evidence
20 Downloads (Pure)

‘Kimberley Stout figures’: a new rock art style for Kimberley rock art, North-Western Australia

Gunn, R., David, B., Douglas, L., Delannoy, J-J., Harper, S., Heaney, P., Ouzman, S. & Veth, P., 11 Nov 2019, In : Australian Archaeology. 85, 3, 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
art
Rock Art
Western Australia
Art
Motifs
2018
13 Citations (Scopus)

Plants before farming: The deep history of plant-use and representation in the rock art of Australia's Kimberley region

Veth, P., Myers, C., Heaney, P. & Ouzman, S., 30 Sep 2018, In : Quaternary International. 489, p. 26-45 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rock art
history
agriculture
material culture
indigenous population
2017
9 Citations (Scopus)

Mineral deposition systems at rock art sites, Kimberley, Northern Australia — Field observations

Green, H., Gleadow, A., Finch, D., Hergt, J. & Ouzman, S., 1 Aug 2017, In : Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. 14, p. 340-352 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

art
conservation
Rock Art
Minerals
Northern Australia
4 Citations (Scopus)

Plants before animals? Aboriginal rock art as evidence of ecoscaping in Australia’s Kimberley

Ouzman, S., Veth, P., Myers, C., Heaney, P. & Kenneally, K., 1 Nov 2017, The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology and Anthropology of Rock Art. David, B. & McNiven, I. (eds.). Oxford University Press, 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

rock art
animal
yam
hunter-gatherer
commensal
103 Downloads (Pure)

Development of an Interactive Vulnerability Map and Monitoring Framework to Assess the Potential Environmental Impact of Unconventional Oil and Gas Extraction by Means of Hydraulic Fracturing

Esterhuyse, S., Avenant, M., Redelinghuys, N., Kijko, A., Glazewski, J., Pitt, LA., Kemp, M., Smit, A., Sokolic, F., Vos, AT., Reynolds, D., von Maltitz, M., van Tol, J., Bragg, C., van Soelen, B. & Ouzman, S., Oct 2014, South African Water Research Commission. 361 p.

Research output: Book/ReportOther output

File
vulnerability
environmental impact
oil
monitoring
gas
2010

Flashes of brilliance: San rock paintings of Heaven's things

Ouzman, S., 2010, Seeing and knowing: Understanding rock art with and without ethnography. Blundell, G., Chippindale, C. & Smith, B. (eds.). Johannesburg: Witwatersrand University Press, Vol. 3. p. 11-35 26 p. (Rock Art Research Institute monograph Series; vol. 3).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

chaos
Christianity
evidence
archaeology
god
2009

Challenges and opportunities relating to appropriation, information access, bioarchaeology, and cultural tourism

Nicholas, G., Bell, C., Bannister, K., Ouzman, S. & Anderson, J., 2009, In : Heritage Management. 2, 2, p. 261-286

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2008

Cosmology of the African San people

Ouzman, S., 2008, Encyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures. Selin, H. (ed.). Berlin: Springer-Verlag London Ltd., p. 644-650 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

absolutism
relativism
baptism
imperialism
Southern Africa

Lore or law? Speaking sovereignty in the Kennewick case.

Ouzman, S., 2008, Kennewick Man: Perspectives on the Ancient One. Burke, H., Smith, C., Lippert, D., J. W. & Zimmerman, L. (eds.). Walnut Creek: Left Coast Press, Inc, p. 247-255 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

research ethics
sovereignty
speaking
artifact
Law
2007

Forum: Enclosing the archaeological commons?

Ouzman, S., 2007, In : Public Archaeology. 6, 2, p. 126-128 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Reformulation
Archaeology
Africanist
Archaeologists
2006

Conference Review: South African Conference on Rock Art

Ouzman, S., 2006, In : Before Farming: The Archaeology and Anthropology of Hunter-Gatherers. 2006, 1, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

art
archaeology
art studies
deacon
ethnography

Seeing is deceiving: rock-art and the non-visual

Ouzman, S., 2006, Aesthetics and rock art. Heyd, T. & Clegg, J. (eds.). London: Ashgate Publishing Limited, p. 237-256 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Rock Art
Primacy
Articulation
Imagery
Cut

The Beauty of Letting Go

Ouzman, S., 2006, Sensible objects: Museums, colonialism and the senses. Edwards, E., Gosden, C. & Phillips, R. (eds.). Oxford: Berg Publishers, p. 269-301 33 p. (Anthropology of the senses).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

beauty
archaeology
museum
identity formation
contact

Why " Conserve " ? S

Ouzman, S., 2006, Of the past, for the future: Integrating archaeology and conservation. Bridgeland, J. & Agnew, N. (eds.). Los Angeles: The Getty Conservation Institute, p. 346-351 6 p. (Proceedings of the conservation theme at the 5th World Archaeological Congress, Washington, D.C., 22-26 June 2003).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

conservation
present
apartheid
art
history
2005
4 Citations (Scopus)
70 Downloads (Pure)

Silencing and Sharing Southern African Indigenous and Embedded Knowledge

Ouzman, S., 2005, Indigenous archaeologies: Decolonising theory and practice. Smith, C. & Wobst, M. (eds.). London: Routledge, p. 208-225 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

File
remigration
political action
Southern Africa
apartheid
colonization
art
South Africa
Rock Art
Art
Raiders
2004
64 Citations (Scopus)

Taking stock: Identifying Khoekhoen herder rock art in southern Africa

Smith, B. & Ouzman, S., 2004, In : Current Anthropology. 45, 3, p. 499-526 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Southern Africa
art
prehistory
grouping
archaeology

Worlds within stone: the inner and outer rock-art landscapes of northern Australia and southern Africa

Tacon, P. S. C. & Ouzman, S., 2004, The figured landscapes of rock-art: Looking at pictures in place. Chippindale, C. & G. N. (eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Ppress, p. 39-68 29 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Southern Africa
art
ethnography
contact
experience
2003
river
art
animal
Rock Art
Subject Matter

Indigenous images of a colonial exotic: imaginings from Bushman southern Africa

Ouzman, S., 2003, In : Before Farming. 1, 6, p. 17-39. 22 p., 1(6).

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Southern Africa
art
artifact
worldview
colonization

Radiant landscapes and ancient mindscapes: Archaeology and Architecture in harmonious counterpoint

Ouzman, S., 2003, Nine landscapes: essays on landscape in South Africa. Le Roux, S. & de Villiers, A. (eds.). Pretoria : University of Pretoria, 27 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Counterpoint
Archaeology
Artifact
Human History
Alliances

Rock-art and relationships: an introduction

Ouzman, S., Tacon, P. & Faulstich, P., 2003, In : Before Farming: The Archaeology and Anthropology of Hunter-Gatherers. 1, 5, 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

art
readership
colonial age
ecology
artifact
2002

Encountering an encultured Nature: Some edifying examples from Indigenous Southern Africa

Ouzman, S., 2002, Nature and Culture: ambivalent dimensions of our heritage: UNESCO-sponsored programmes and publications. Geier-Lietz, S. (ed.). Cottbus: Drukzone, p. 199-217 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Southern Africa
stereotype
opposition
art
management
5 Citations (Scopus)

Extraordinary engraved bird track from North Australia: extinct fauna, Dreaming Being and/or aesthetic masterpiece?

Ouzman, S., Tacon, P., Mulvaney, K. & Fullagar, R., 2002, In : Cambridge Archaeological Journal. 12, 2, p. 103-112 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
aesthetics
art
river
history
Fauna
2001

A Riet River burial from Koffiefontein, South Africa.

Ouzman, S., 2001, In : Southern African Field Archaeology. 10, p. 3-15 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

South Africa
rivers
rocks
ethics
farms
60 Citations (Scopus)

Seeing is deceiving: rock-art and the non-visual

Ouzman, S., 2001, In : World Archaeology. 33, 2, p. 237-256. 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
rock art
art
Southern Africa
esthetics
rock
2000
wall rock
art
rock art
shelter
rock
1999
Rock Art
Africa
Anglo-Boer War
Art
Bushmen
1998

Mindscape

Ouzman, S., 1998, Encyclopedia of semiotics. Bouissac, P. (ed.). Oxford University Press, USA, p. 419-421 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Contemplation
Physical
Etymology
Conflation
Locus

Rock art

Ouzman, S., 1998, Encyclopedia of semiotics. Bouissac, P. (ed.). Oxford University Press, USA, p. 544-547 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

rock art
boulder
pavement
rock
cave

Toward a mindscape of landscape: rock-art as an expression of world-understanding

Ouzman, S., 1998, The archaeology of rock-art. Chippindale, C. & Tacon, P. (eds.). Cambridge : Cambridge University Ppress, p. 30-41 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

rock art
material culture
imagery
archaeological evidence
world
1997
16 Citations (Scopus)

A history in paint and stone from Rose Cottage Cave, South Africa.

Ouzman, S. & Wadley, L., 1997, In : Antiquity: a quarterly review of archaeology. 71, 272, p. 386-404. 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
archaeology
art
history
evidence
South Africa

Between margin and centre:The archaeology of southern African bored stones

Ouzman, S., 1997, Our gendered past: archaeological studies of gender in southern Africa. Wadley, L. (ed.). Johannesburg: Witwatersrand University Press, p. 71-106 36 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Mask
Cognitive Approach
Africa
Material Culture
Foragers
29 Citations (Scopus)

Cupule engravings from Jinmium-Granilpi (northern Australia) and beyond: exploration of a widespread and enigmatic class of rock markings

Ouzman, S., Tacon, P., Mulvaney, K. & Fullagar, R., 1997, In : Antiquity: a quarterly review of archaeology. 71, 274, p. 942-965 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
antiquity
Engraving
Northern Australia
Rock
Tropical
cave
hunter-gatherer
rock
physical property
Africa
1996
17 Citations (Scopus)

Thaba Sione: Place of rhinoceroses and Rock Art

Ouzman, S., 1 Jan 1996, In : African Studies. 55, 1, p. 31-59 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

shamanism
art
gender relations
field research
ethnography

Thaba Sione: place of rhinoceroses and rain-making

Ouzman, S., 1996, In : African Studies. 55, 1, p. 31-59. 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
shamanism
gender relations
field research
ethnography
transparency
1995
Open Access
farmer
town
political identity
speaking
church
mountain
social network
fish
rock
physiology
1994

A Stow site revisited: Zastron District, Eastern Orange Free State

Ouzman, S., Dowson, T., Holliday, A. & Blundell, G., 1994, Contested images: diversity in southern African rock art research. Dowson, T. & Lewis-Williams, D. (eds.). Johannesburg: Witwatersrand University Press, p. 177-188 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

rock art