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Destiny Deacon

Destiny Deacon


Destiny Deacon (K’ua K’ua and Erub/Mer) was born in 1957 in Maryborough, Queensland and now lives and works in Melbourne. An artist, her work featured in Documenta 11, Kassel, Germany, 2002, and the 10th Bienal de La Habana, Cuba, 2010.

Destiny completed a Bachelor of Arts (Politics) at the University of Melbourne in 1979 and a Diploma of Education at La Trobe University in 1981. The survey exhibition Destiny Deacon: Walk and Don’t Look Blak, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 2004, toured to Melbourne, Nouméa, Wellington and Tokyo.

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