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Havana Biennial 2019: Constructing the Possible Ocula Report Havana Biennial 2019: Constructing the Possible 17 Apr 2019 : Federica Bueti for Ocula

I first visited Havana in November 2016, a few days after Fidel Castro died, and just under a year before Hurricane Irma hit Cuba in September 2017. Since then, much has changed, including the hand-painted signs that punctuate the journey from the airport to the city centre, which today do not celebrate the revolution so much as the 'Unidad y...

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Andrew Stahl and Guo Xiaohui Ocula Conversation Andrew Stahl and Guo Xiaohui

The exhibition Beyond Boundaries at Somerset House in London (12 March–2 April 2019) marked the historic contributions of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing (CAFA) and the Slade School of Fine Art, University College London, on the occasion of their 100th and 150th anniversaries, respectively. Spread across several rooms of Somerset House's...

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The National 2019: New Australian Art Ocula Report The National 2019: New Australian Art 13 Apr 2019 : Elyse Goldfinch for Ocula

The National 2019: New Australian Art features work by 70 contemporary Australia-based artists split across three venues: the Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW), Carriageworks, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) (29 March–21 July 2019), as curated by Isobel Parker Philip, curator of photographs at AGNSW; Daniel Mudie Cunningham,...

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Destiny Deacon

b. 1957, Australia

Destiny Deacon is an artist, performer and political activist. Since 1990, she has exhibited her photographs, videos and installations in numerous solo and group exhibitions, nationally and internationally.

Featured Artworks

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Fish out of water (C) by Destiny Deacon contemporary artwork Destiny DeaconFish out of water (C), 2017 lightjet print
98 x 79.5 cm
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery
Escape by Destiny Deacon contemporary artwork Destiny DeaconEscape, 2017 Lightjet print
127 x 102 cm
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery
Two fishes out of Water by Destiny Deacon contemporary artwork Destiny DeaconTwo fishes out of Water, 2017 lightjet print
127 x 102 cm
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery
Smile by Destiny Deacon contemporary artwork Destiny DeaconSmile, 2017 lightjet print
102 x 127 cm
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery
Dolly Lips (E) by Destiny Deacon contemporary artwork Destiny DeaconDolly Lips (E), 2017 lightjet print
23.5 x 39 cm
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery
Dolly Lips (C) by Destiny Deacon contemporary artwork Destiny DeaconDolly Lips (C), 2017 lightjet print
23.5 x 39 cm
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery
Dolly Lips (D) by Destiny Deacon contemporary artwork Destiny DeaconDolly Lips (D), 2017 lightjet print
23.5 x 39 cm
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery
Dolly Lips (B) by Destiny Deacon contemporary artwork Destiny DeaconDolly Lips (B), 2017 lightjet print
23.5 x 39 cm
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery

Recent Exhibitions

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Contemporary art exhibition, Destiny Deacon, Not Just Fun and Games at Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney
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29 August–30 September 2017 Destiny Deacon Not Just Fun and Games Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney
Contemporary art exhibition, Destiny Deacon, Snap Out Of It at Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney
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26 June–26 July 2014 Destiny Deacon Snap Out Of It Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney
Contemporary art exhibition, Destiny Deacon, Going Strait at Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney
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3–19 May 2012 Destiny Deacon Going Strait Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney

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Melbourne Now Ocula Report Melbourne Now 2 Dec 2013 : Emily Cormack for Ocula

For a city consistently referred to as Australia’s ‘cultural capital’ Melbourne’s National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) has had a track record of casual disregard for the vigorous cultural activities that have been occurring in its midst. It has seemed odd at best, that despite healthy acquisitions of contemporary...

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In Related Press

Review: Dark Rooms - Women Directing the Lens 1978–98, Griffith University Art Museum Related Press Review: Dark Rooms - Women Directing the Lens 1978–98, Griffith University Art Museum Artshub : 1 August 2018

There is a feeling you sometimes get when you are witness to an important moment - a moment in history, a moment for change, an act of empowered voices. This exhibition captures one such moment.Dark Rooms: Women Directing the Lens 1978 - 98 has been curated by Naomi Evans for the Griffith University Art Museum, in Brisbane, and surveys a moment in...

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Sydney Contemporary: Barry Keldoulis' expert guide to buying art Related Press Sydney Contemporary: Barry Keldoulis' expert guide to buying art The Upsider : 25 August 2017

Barry Keldoulis is a rare breed of gallerist slash collector. With more than three decades experience in contemporary art, he has remained true to his mission of closing the gap between artist-run initiatives and larger commercial galleries that often dominate international criticism.

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'Who’s Afraid of Colour?': 118 Aboriginal women artists at NGV Australia Related Press 'Who’s Afraid of Colour?': 118 Aboriginal women artists at NGV Australia Art Radar Journal : 16 March 2017

The diverse work of Indigenous Australian women artists is celebrated through the thematic framework of the exhibition Who's Afraid of Colour? at the Ian Potter Centre, National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) Australia from 16 December 2016 to 17 April 2017. Its intention is to explore Aboriginal women artists as innovators and transformers of tradition...

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