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Tue 28 Jul, 4.00–5.30pm
A descendant of the Kuku and Erub/Mer people from Far North Queensland and Torres Strait, Destiny Deacon is internationally known for a body of work which depicts her darkly comic, idiosyncratic worldview and offers a nuanced snapshot of contemporary Australian life. Melbourne-based, Deacon works across photography, video, sculpture and installation to explore themes such as childhood and adulthood, comedy and tragedy, and theft and reclamation.
What opportunities does DESTINY present for teaching visual art and Australian history, and embedding intercultural understanding across the curriculum? How can they be practically applied both in the classroom and exhibition space? This Virtual Professional Learning program introduces Destiny Deacon’s work and unpacks ideas and themes related to social, historical and political issues in Australian history and culture. The program includes an introduction to a new digital teacher resource featuring DESTINY.