Arrears windows, 2009
'Balcony busters window gazing'
Inkjet print from digital image on archival paper
81 x 105 cm; image size: 60 x 80 cm
Edition of 5 + 2 APs

In 2009 Deacon produced the series Gazette. These eerily familiar scenes appear like vignettes, offering windows into the lives of those living inside Melbourne’s public housing towers. Arrears windows shows Deacon’s collection of black and brown dolls crammed into yellow plastic tubs is indicative of public housing commission flats. The series draws attention to the individual lives and struggles of residents within these buildings, while also reminding viewers of the often- overcrowded conditions residents live in.  

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