Daniel Boyd’s art overturns accepted white Australian history

Daniel Boyd's new solo exhibition at AGNSW not only interrogates Australia's colonial history but transfers First Nations knowledge to audiences.
Daniel Boyd AGNSW

Daniel Boyd’s solo exhibition Treasure Island, now on at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, is a deeply political and personal interrogation of Australia’s colonial history.

Boyd is a Kudjala, Ghungalu, Wangerriburra, Wakka Wakka, Gubbi Gubbi, Kuku Yalanji, Yuggera and Bundjalung man, with ni-Vanuatu heritage. His work knocks over the apple cart of accepted white Australian history and presents the tumbled mess of bruised fruit.

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