Destiny Deacon

Exhibition

Bad Toys

Bad Toys used the toy as a departure point to examine our adult relationship to childhood and play.Guest curated by Natalie KingExhibiting Artists: Stephen Bush, Destiny Deacon, Karen Ferguson, Maria Kozic, Christopher Langton, Victoria...
Exhibition

NEW05

...guest curator was Max Delany.Exhibiting Artists: Mutlu Cerkez, Destiny Deacon, Mira Gojak, James Lynch, Kathy Temin, Stuart RingholtCurator: Max Delany        Publication...
Exhibition

Close Quarters: Contemporary Art from Australia and New Zealand

Presented in conjunction with Monash University Gallery, before touring nationally and to NZ.Curated by Clare Williamson and guest curators Zara Stanhope and Tina Barton.Exhibiting Artists: Lyell Bary, Destiny Deacon, eX de Medici, Mikala Dwyer, Simryn Gill, Gail Hastings, Danius...
Exhibition

Blakness: Blak City Culture!

...this exhibition toured throughout 1995 and 1996.Curated by Hetti Perkins and Clare WilliamsonExhibiting Artists: Destiny Deacon, Brook Andrew, Joanne Currie, r e a, Peter Noble, Clinton PetersenPublication...
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Sovereignty

The exhibition Sovereignty focuses upon contemporary art of First Nations peoples of South East Australia, and keynote historical works, to explore culturally and linguistically diverse narratives of self-determination, identity, sovereignty and resistance.

Program

Sovereignty Artists’ Talks

Join artists Steaphan Paton, Destiny Deacon and Virginia Fraser as they discuss their work included in ACCA’s current exhibition Sovereignty. FREE, everyone welcome. Bookings recommended.
Publication

NEW05

...documents ACCA’s third annual exhibition showcasing emerging Australian artists. Featuring Mutlu Cerkez, Destiny Deacon, Mira Gojak, James Lynch, Kathy Temin and Stuart Ringholt.
Product

NEW05 catalogue

...documents ACCA’s third annual exhibition showcasing emerging Australian artists. Featuring Mutlu Cerkez, Destiny Deacon, Mira Gojak, James Lynch, Kathy Temin and Stuart Ringholt.
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Rewind: Blakness: Blak City Culture!

...struggled for many years to have their work recognized as ‘authentic’.In the early 1990s, I was becoming aware of this exciting new work in urban Australia, by artists such as Destiny Deacon, Brook Andrew, r e a and others. However I also felt that, should I curate a group...
Exhibition

Unfinished Business: Perspectives on art and feminism

Continuing ACCA’s ongoing series of Big Picture exhibitions focussing on contemporary art’s relation to wider social, cultural and political contexts, Unfinished Business is a major exhibition conceived to animate critical, albeit under-represented, practices and debates within contemporary Australian art and society.
Surveying the diverse scope of feminist art practices – including painting, performance, photography and film to community […]

Press Release

Maree Clarke awarded $60,000 Yalingwa Fellowship

...of the Yalingwa Fellowship. The inaugural prize went to Melbourne-based artist Destiny Deacon from the Kuku, East Cape region and Torres Strait, and the second to Kokatha and Nukunu woman Yhonnie Scarce. Maree Clarke said: “I am honoured to accept this award, and to have my name included alongside...
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Sovereignty

...and aesthetics; and a playfulness with language and signs in contemporary society. Sovereignty will include: New commissions and major projects by: Brook Andrew, Jim Berg, Maree Clark, Vicky Couzens, Destiny Deacon and Virginia Fraser, Gary Foley, Kent Morris, Steaphan...
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The NEW Series

Honegger, Tom Nicholson, Sangeeta Sandrasegar, and Parekohai Whakamoe; curated by Geraldine Barlow 05: Mutlu Cerkez, Destiny Deacon, Mira Gojak, James Lynch, Kathy Temin, Stuart Ringholt; curated by Max Delany 06: Helen Johnson, Darren Sylvester, Makeshift, Giles Ryder, Laresa Kosloff, Shaun...
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2023 Yalingwa Artist Fellowship

...will be presented in recognition of the artist’s contribution to the community, taking into account the achievement and quality of past and recent work. The inaugural Fellow was Destiny Deacon (KuKu and Erub/Mer) in 2018, and the second Fellow was Yhonnie Scarce (Kokotha/Nukunu) 2020. The artist awarded...
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Events

Lyell Barry, Tony de Lautour, Destiny Deacon, Eugene Hansen, eX de Medici, Michael Harrison, Mikala Dwyer, Sean Kerr, Simryn Gill, Ani O’Neill, Gail Hastings, Natalie Robertson, Danius Kesminas, Marie Shannon, HJ Wedge, Terry Urbahn, Constanze ZikosOFF SITE EXHIBITION: Bill Posters...