Dianne Jones is a Ballardong artist from Noongar Country, in Western Australia. Jones utilises photo-media to reposition the representation of Aboriginal Peoples and enact creative resistance to historical and contemporary colonial ideologies. Jones’ art practice reveals what is missing from pervasive Australian narratives and art history, highlighting the multifaceted nature of contemporary Indigenous identities. Recent exhibitions include Queer: stories from the NGV Collection at the National Gallery of Victoria and The Grand Tour, Parliament House of Western Australia. Dianne Jones’ work is held in many important public collections including the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; The Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth; Parliament House Perth WA, Edith Cowan University, and the Museum of Contemporary Aboriginal Art, Utrecht, The Netherlands.
Art and Stories
Sat 6 May, 10.30am