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Vernon Ah Kee is a portraitist, graphic and video artist. In 2009, Ah Kee will become one of a select group of Australians whose work will be displayed on the most important visual arts stage in the world, the Venice Biennale. Ah Kee is a prolific Brisbane-based artist. His work is provocative in the themes he tackles. Through his work he asks the question, 'What is Indigenous art?' Ah Kee's large-scale charcoal portraits of his family provide insights into past generations and Indigenous life in Queensland. From the Message Stick series.

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Crew

Director
Douglas Watkin
Writers
Douglas Watkin
Producer
Douglas Watkin
Executive Producers
Susan Moylan-Coombs
Dir. of Photography
Peter Moor

Cast

Vernon Ah Kee

Production Details

Production Completion
2009
Genre
Art and culture, History and national identity
Production Company
ABC TV Indigenous Programs Unit

Sales

International Sales
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