Half Light
Portraits from Black Australia
21 November 2008 - 22 February 2009
Rudy Komon gallery, Upper Level

This is the first major survey of the work of Australian Indigenous artists engaging with the photographic medium and the portrait. Showcasing a range of techniques from classical black-and-white portraiture to digital imagery, the exhibition offers an unprecedented insight into the black experience that transcends national borders and the harsh reality of the everyday.

* Please note: The Yiribana Gallery will be closed temporarily from late November as a new escalator is installed. Highlights from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collection will be featured in the exhibition Country, Culture, Community.

Artists discussion: 22 November 2008

Hetti Perkins and four artists

Artists Richard Bell, Destiny Deacon, Dianne Jones and Vernon Ah Kee talk about their creative practice, ideas and concepts.
Half light artists - Video 4 videos (YouTube™ embedded, total 16m:28s)

Destiny Deacon Where's Mickey? 2003 light jet print from Polaroid. Private collection, Sydney © Destiny Deacon. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

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