MAG LAUNDRIES webheading by Rachael Romero 17x22


At the last minute, images central to the Australian curator,

Dr. Adele Chynoweth's presentation, were censored

by the Director of the Vatican Museum.


Censored Image of the crucifixion by [so called]  "Forgotten Australian" Rachael Romero-- an image describing how the inmates of the Convent of the Good Shepherd felt as young women treated as defiled and forced to slave unpaid in commercial Laundries.

Magdalene laundry images by 'Forgotten Australian' Rachael Romero censored.


‘Let our histories be visible’

Human rights museology and the National Museum of Australia’s Inside: Life in Children’s Homes and Institutions.

An article written by Adele Chynoweth regarding the Inside: Life in Children’s Homes and Institutions, exhibition held at the National Museum of Australia.  Read the full article here

Convent of Good Shepherd Cross

‘The stain is indelible’ : Rachael Romero’s The Magdalene Diaries by Adele Chynoweth

is published in:

n. p a r a d o x a: 

Volume 32, July 2013, Citizenship: international feminist art journal on Citizenship.


n.paradoxa in print: ISSN: 1461-0434 – www.ktpress.co.uk