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Over the Fence



Alternate image of Over the Fence by Destiny Deacon
Alternate image of Over the Fence by Destiny Deacon
  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Melbourne Victoria Australia
    Media category
    Materials used
    Lambda print from Polaroid
    80.0 x 100.0 cm image; 100.0 x 120.0 cm sheet; 106.5 x 126.0 x 6.0cm frame
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Dated l.l.corner, black pen "....2000".

    Purchased with funds provided by the Photography Collection Benefactors 2001
    North Building, ground level, Yiribana Gallery
    Accession number
    © Destiny Deacon/Copyright Agency

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    Artist information
    Destiny Deacon

    Artist profile

    Works in the collection


  • About

    Destiny Deacon is a photo artist, video maker, performer, writer and broadcaster, whose images work to re-interpret, parody and make transparent cultural stereotypes. She was born in Maryborough, Queensland in 1957, however she was raised in Melbourne. Deacon has a Bachelor of Arts, major in politics, from the University of Melbourne (1979) and a Diploma of Education from La Trobe University (1981). Deacon has spent much time teaching in state secondary and community schools, at the University of Melbourne as a tutor and with the Commonwealth public service as a staff trainer.

    Deacon's work has been exhibited extensively in Australia and overseas. Individual exhibitions include 'My Boomerang Won't Come Back' in Adelaide, Auckland and Christchurch, New Zealand in 1994; and Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne in 1995 and 1998.

    Deacon's work has appeared in numerous group exhibitions including the fifth Havana Biennial 1994, Johannesburg Biennale 1995, second Asia-Pacific Triennial 1996, Melbourne International Biennale 1999, Perspecta 1995 and 1999, Biennial of Sydney 2000, 'Das Lied von der Erde, Kassel' 2001 and in this year's Yokohama Triennale, Japan. Her work is held in public and private collections in Australia and overseas

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    Where the work was made


  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 4 publications

Other works by Destiny Deacon

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