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Holly Cornish

Wyndham College

Artwork title
Moiety
HSC year
2011
ARTEXPRESS year
2012
Expressive form
Photomedia
Artist’s statement

Moiety is a form of social organisation in which people are divided into classes or categories. The word derives from a Latin term for 'half’. For many Australian Indigenous groups this concept has determined skin groups, family and even your marriage partner. My work references my great-grandmother’s segregation and the historical governance of Indigenous people – storytelling we should not forget.

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