Mark Cora is a proud Mingungbal man. He is an independent artist and cultural educator. Mark worked as the Arts Development Officer at Arts Northern Rivers for five years which included supporting Aboriginal artists in Bundjalung Nation from Grafton to Tweed.
Prior to that Mark was involved in the Wesfarmers Indigenous Arts Leadership Program at the National Gallery of Australia (NGA) Canberra, 2016 Wesfarmers Leadership Program Mentor. 2017-19 and the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair. Curators Leadership Symposium 2018/19.
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Nickeema is a Kuku Yalanji/Koa and Miriam artist and community arts practitioner based in Woorabinda, Queensland (QLD).
Dean sees the purpose of his work as a way to create cultural connections between inheritance and legacy.
Dean’s work creates an atmosphere which blurs the intersections of Indigenous and contemporary, cultural and artistic traditions.