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Warwick Thornton

Warwick Thornton is an Australian filmmaker, cinematographer, and screenwriter of Aboriginal descent. Born in Alice Springs, Northern Territory in 1970, Thornton is recognized for his outstanding contribution to the Australian film industry, particularly for his focus on Indigenous stories and experiences. He is considered to be one of the leading voices in contemporary Australian cinema, […]

Tracey Moffatt

Tracey Moffatt is one of Australia’s most influential contemporary artists, known for her groundbreaking work in photography, film, and video. Born in 1960 in Brisbane, Australia, Moffatt grew up as part of the Aboriginal community in Queensland. Her experiences as an Indigenous woman have been a major influence on her work, which often explores issues […]

Christian Thompson

Christian Thompson is a highly acclaimed contemporary Australian artist of Bidjara descent, known for his photography, performance, video, and sound-based works. He has gained international recognition for his innovative and thought-provoking art, which explores issues of identity, history, and cultural heritage. Born in 1978 in Gawler, South Australia, Thompson spent his early years in western […]

Barbara McGrady

Barbara McGrady is an Australian photographer who is best known for her images capturing the lives of Indigenous Australians. Her photographs provide a unique insight into the experiences of Aboriginal people in contemporary Australia, documenting their struggles, resilience, and cultural heritage. McGrady was born in 1954 in Brewarrina, New South Wales, and grew up in […]

Ricky Maynard

Ricky Maynard is an Australian Aboriginal photographer who has made a significant impact in the world of contemporary photography. Born in 1953 in Flinders Island, Tasmania, Maynard is a descendant of the Trawlwoolway people of North Eastern Tasmania. He grew up in the Launceston area of Tasmania, where he was exposed to the social and […]