Uluru: A sacred landscape in Australia's Red Centre

The beating heart of Australia has stories to tell.

Michael Graham

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With insights drawn from experts connected with this UNESCO World Heritage site—the indigenous Anangu people, experts and artists—we offer a sweeping look at what makes this famously red monolith so special. Join us on a journey to the beating heart of Australia.

Uluru: Australia’s Mythic Monolith

It’s one of the most iconic sights in Australia, perhaps in the world. In the Central Desert, a vast sandstone monolith rises from an endless flat plain, its red walls changing color with the shifting sunlight. Taller than the Eiffel Tower, older than the Himalayas and covering more area than the entire nation of Monaco, it goes by the ancient name of Uluru. Runtime: 23 min.

Conversations with Light | Bruce Munro

British artist Bruce Munro is best known for producing large, immersive, light-based installations, which often employ a massing of components by the thousands. One of his most famous works, Field of Light, is on permanent display in the shadow of the Northern Territory's quintessential monument, Uluru. Here, he speaks about his art and the philosophy that underlies it. Runtime: 4 min.

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