Blakula Rising (B), 2011
inkjet print from digital image on archival paper 75 x 100 cm (image size), 95 x 120 cm (paper size)
Edition of 5 + 2 APs

In 1972 the American blaxploitation horror film Blacula recast the supervillain Dracula as a Black American vampire sent by the elders of the Abani African nation to supress the slave trade. Deacon takes the joke a step further, recasting Dracula yet again, this time as Blakula, the Aboriginal version of the lovable antihero. Deacon subverts the parody film, adding joke on top of joke.

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