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Feature Artist – Spotlight on Blak Douglas

Aria-winning musician and artist, Blak Douglas, interprets social justice and political commentary. This work depicting the NorthEastern tip of Western Australia highlights a need for better access to equality, education and employment opportunities for Indigenous Australians.

Douglas’s works are in the collection of the National Gallery of Australia, National Museum of Australia, National Maritime Museum, AAMU (Netherlands), National Taiwan Museum, City of Sydney City Councils and Parliament of NSW. He is also one of 59 finalists in this year’s Archibald Prize at the AGNSW, with a captivating portrait of uncle Roy Kennedy, a fellow Language man.


Blak Douglas
Wealth for soil, 2017
synthetic polymer on canvas
150 x 150cm

Bridging Hope