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R E A – 2020 Australia Council Award For Emerging And Experimental Arts


r e a – 2020 Australia Council Award For Emerging And Experimental Arts

r e a is a Gamilaraay/Wailwan/Biripi artist from NSW, who examines the bonds between our bodies and our politics, our memories, our place and our futures.

They work with photography, digital media and moving images, connecting people and their stories through time and technology.

Recently, r e a was part of the Big Anxiety festival’s Empathy clinic, inviting audiences to experience new forms of listening, reflection and meditation through story telling.

A curator, cultural educator, arts worker and artist, r e a has studied extensively across art and the sciences in both Australia and New York, and has been recognised with a Fulbright scholarship, a Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarship, and an Australia Council New Media Arts Fellowship.

r e a’s personal practice has been exhibited across Australia, Canada and the UK. It showcases cutting edge contemporary expressions of First Nations identity to a range of audiences.

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