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Djon Mundine Djon Mundine i(A147742 works by)
Gender: Male
Heritage: Aboriginal ; Aboriginal Bundjalung
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'Djon Mundine has been a curator, writer, artist and activist who has been involved in the visual arts since the late 1970s. He was Art Advisor at Milingimbi, Maningrida and Ramingining in the Northern Territory from 1979-95. While at Ramingining, Djon initiated The Aboriginal Memorial (1987-88), a significant installation of 200 hollow log coffins or poles now on permanent display at the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra.

Between 2006 and 2009 he was based at the Campbelltown Art Centre in Sydney as Indigenous Curator of contemporary art but is now working freelance. In 2011 he curated Cold Eels & Distant Thoughts (Newcastle University Gallery- opens at Monash Gallery of Art, 14 April 2012), Beauty, Vanity & Narcissism (Cross Arts Project Gallery, Potts Point), Star Sky Trees Breeze (The Vanishing Point Point Gallery, Newtown), People we know, Places We've Been (Goulburn Regional Art Gallery), and My Teenage Years (Lismore Regional Art Gallery).' Source: (Sighted 20/06/2012).

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