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David Hansen David Hansen i(A104283 works by)
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

David Hansen has worked as a curator and writer. In 2006 he received a Senior Fellowship from the Visual Arts/Crafts Board of the Australia Council.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2020 recipient State Library of New South Wales Fellowships Ross Steele AM Fellowship for Pictures in the Collections of the State Library of New South Wales

Awards for Works

Seeing Truganini 2010 single work essay
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , May no. 321 2010; (p. 45-53)

David Hansen discusses 'the recent abortive sale of Benjamin Law's busts of Truganini and Woureddy and ... the controversy surrounding the promulgation of historical artefacts depicting Tasmanian Aborigines. Dr Hansen deplores the stigma surrounding such works, and is critical of academic and curatorial timidity and silence.'

Source: Australian Book Review, 'Advances', May 2010

2010 winner Victorian Premier's Literary Awards The Alfred Deakin Prize for an Essay Advancing Public Debate
2010 joint winner The Calibre Prize Joint winner with Lorna Hallahan for 'On Being Odd'.
Death Dance 2007 single work essay
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 290 2007; (p. 27-32)
David Hansen encounters a portrait of Bunagaree at the 'National Treasures from Australia's Great Libraries' exhibition.
2006 honourable mention The Calibre Prize
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