Aboriginal art and activism, Queensland style

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Gina Fairley

From ghost nets to urban collectives, to infiltrating white fella institutions and busting the gatekeepers through mentorship, Aboriginal art activism finds many of its origins in Queensland.

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Tony Albert, Pay Attention 2009-2010, mixed media on aluminium. Installation view Tony Albert: Visible QAGOMA. Photo: Joe Ruckli, courtesy the artist and QAGOMA.

About the author

Gina Fairley is ArtsHub's National Visual Arts Editor. For a decade she worked as a freelance writer and curator across Southeast Asia and was previously the Regional Contributing Editor for Hong Kong based magazines Asian Art News and World Sculpture News. Prior to writing she worked as an arts manager in America and Australia for 14 years, including the regional gallery, biennale and commercial sectors. She is based in Mittagong, regional NSW.

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