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Main Title: Destiny / Myles Russell-Cook with contributors.
Author: Cook, Myles Russell, author.
Deacon, Destiny, 1957-, photographer.
National Gallery of Victoria, issuing body.
Imprint: Melbourne, VIC : National Gallery of Victoria, 2020.
Collation: 267 pages : chiefly illustrations (chiefly colour), hardback ; 28 cm.
Subject: Deacon, Destiny, 1957-
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ISBN: 9781925432749
Published to accompany the exhibition of the same name, held at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, Federation Square, Melbourne, 27 March-9 August 2020.

The publication will present Destiny Deacon's practice to date, including a wide range of media, from photography to video works. Themes include 'blakness' and 'whiteness', the mask as a metaphor; the staging of the self, as well as broader social pressures.

Contents: Foreword / Tony Ellwood -- DESTINY: the art of Destiny Deacon / Myles Russell-Cook -- Spinnin'a yarn / Richard Bell -- Showing colour / Clair G. Coleman -- Destiny deconstruction / Clinton Naina -- Blak magic / Hetti Perkins -- Lost and found / Jonathan Jones -- My date with DEstiny / Judy Watson -- Disjointed humour and claustrophobia / Danie Mellor -- Can't escape our Destiny / Kim Kruger -- Interview with Destiny Deacon and Virginia Fraser / Hanny Presley -- Destiny is a hurricane / Brook Andrew -- Tripping the dark fantastic / Brenda L. Croft -- It's all about the Destiny / Tony Albert.
Result Collection Location Shelf No Status Notes
Non-Fiction Main Library 709.011 DEA NGV Available