Confidential. Issued for the information of those engaged in the administration of justice only.

Exhibition Dates: 21 May – 20 June 2009

Confidential. Issued for the information of those engaged in the administration of justice only. These may include:

Apprehensions

Licenses—cancelled or suspended

Deserters from ships

Escapees

Missing Persons



Destiny Deacon is an artist, performer and political activist. Since 1990, she has exhibited her photographs, videos and installations in numerous solo and group exhibitions, nationally and internationally.  In 2005 the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney held a major retrospective of Deacon’s work titled ‘Walk & don’t look blak’, which toured to the Metropolitan Museum of Photography in Tokyo, the Tjibao Cultural Centre, Noumea, New Caledonia and Wellington City Gallery, New Zealand. In 2002 Deacon was the only Australian artist to be chosen for ‘Documenta II’ in Kassel, Germany and she has been included in many other important survey exhibitions such as the Havana Bienal in 2009 and 1994, the Biennale of Sydney in 2008 and 2000, the inaugural ‘National Indigenous Art Triennial 2007: Culture Warriors’ at the National Gallery of Australia, the Yokohama Triennale in 2001, the Adelaide Biennial in 2000, the Australian Perspecta in 1999 and 1993,and the 1st Johannesburg Biennale in 1995. Other group exhibitions include ‘Rising Tide: Film and Video Works from the MCA Collection’, Sydney, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego 2009,  ‘Half Light: Portraits from Black Australia’ at the Art Gallery of New South Wales in 2008, ‘Yours, Mine & Ours: 50 years of ABC TV’, Penrith Regional Gallery 2007; ‘Why Pictures Now’, Museum Moderner Kunst (MUMOK), Vienna in 2006; ‘Image & Imagination’, Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal, Canada in 2006; ‘High Tide: Currents in Contemporary Australian Art’, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw in 2006 and Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania. Deacon’s work is held in most major public collections in Australia as well as Museum Moderner Kunst (MUMOK), Stifting Ludwig Vienna, Austria and Museum Sammlung Essl, Austria.

Deacon has been selected for the prestigious Clemenger Prize and the National Gallery of Victoria in September 2009. Gazette is Destiny Deacon’s seventh solo exhibition with Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery.

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Destiny Deacon Gossip walks, 2009; Inkjet print from digital image on archival paper; 105 x 81 cm; Image size: 80 x 60 cm; Edition of 5 + 2 APs; enquire
Gossip walks, 2009
Inkjet print from digital image on archival paper
105 x 81 cm; Image size: 80 x 60 cm
Edition of 5 + 2 APs
Destiny Deacon Action men, 2009; Inkjet print from digital image on archival paper; 105 x 81 cm; Image size: 80 x 60 cm; Edition of 5 + 2 APs; enquire
Action men, 2009
Inkjet print from digital image on archival paper
105 x 81 cm; Image size: 80 x 60 cm
Edition of 5 + 2 APs
Destiny Deacon Da doo run run, 2009; 'Stolen - ladies handbag. A foul mouthed thief, with teeth missing. Blue eyes, right eye missing [glass-eye in socket]. Fresh brown complexion. Walks with a sway.'; inkjet print from digital image on archival paper; 86 x 66 cm; Image size: 60 x 45 cm; Edition of 5 + 2 APs; enquire
Da doo run run, 2009
'Stolen - ladies handbag. A foul mouthed thief, with teeth missing. Blue eyes, right eye missing [glass-eye in socket]. Fresh brown complexion. Walks with a sway.'
inkjet print from digital image on archival paper
86 x 66 cm; Image size: 60 x 45 cm
Edition of 5 + 2 APs
Destiny Deacon Ill gotten gains, 2009; Inkjet print from digital image on archival paper; 86 x 66 cm; Image size: 60 x 45 cm; Edition of 5 + 2 APs; enquire
Ill gotten gains, 2009
Inkjet print from digital image on archival paper
86 x 66 cm; Image size: 60 x 45 cm
Edition of 5 + 2 APs
Destiny Deacon Come on in my kitchen, 2009; inkjet print from digital image on archival paper; 80 x 60 cm (image size); 105 x 81 cm (paper size); Edition of 5 + 2 APs; enquire
Come on in my kitchen, 2009
inkjet print from digital image on archival paper
80 x 60 cm (image size); 105 x 81 cm (paper size)
Edition of 5 + 2 APs
Destiny Deacon The crying game, 2009; 'Has knee scars + of the hoodlum type. Dresses slovenly + is addicted to drink.'; inkjet print from digital image on archival paper; 80 x 60 cm (image size) 105 x 81 cm (paper size); Edition of 5 + 2 APs; enquire
The crying game, 2009
'Has knee scars + of the hoodlum type. Dresses slovenly + is addicted to drink.'
inkjet print from digital image on archival paper
80 x 60 cm (image size) 105 x 81 cm (paper size)
Edition of 5 + 2 APs
Destiny Deacon Look out!, 2009; 'The offender visits city hotels for the purpose of meeting others of his own type + takes them to his home.'; inkjet print from digital image on archival paper; 60 x 80 cm (image size) 81 x 105 cm (paper size); Edition of 5; enquire
Look out!, 2009
'The offender visits city hotels for the purpose of meeting others of his own type + takes them to his home.'
inkjet print from digital image on archival paper
60 x 80 cm (image size) 81 x 105 cm (paper size)
Edition of 5
Destiny Deacon No where to run, 2009; inkjet print from digital image on archival paper; 81 x 105 cm; image size: 60 x 80 cm; Edition of 5 + 2 APs; enquire
No where to run, 2009
inkjet print from digital image on archival paper
81 x 105 cm; image size: 60 x 80 cm
Edition of 5 + 2 APs
Destiny Deacon Arrears windows, 2009; Inkjet print from digital image on archival paper; 81 x 105 cm; image size: 60 x 80 cm; Edition of 5 + 2 APs; enquire
Arrears windows, 2009
Inkjet print from digital image on archival paper
81 x 105 cm; image size: 60 x 80 cm
Edition of 5 + 2 APs