Cameron Hayes

Cameron Hayes

May 17 – Jun 28, 2008

Cameron Hayes

This is Dr. Clyde Fenton...(detail), 2006

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The exhibition features a series titled The Incomplete History of the Millikapiti, which recounts the disastrous effect of the white culture upon the Aboriginal community, even when well-meaning. In the installation, After all the whites gave all the Tiwis glasses, the owls lost their power and became domestically violent, the Tiwi people, who are famous for their artwork, are represented by Hayes as stuffed animals. Disturbing and often violent scenes document the community’s loss of innocence related to the irrelevance of their former life in modern times and to the introduction of alcohol and sugar.

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Cameron Hayes

On the way to Milikapiti from Darwin the guy who said he knew the way - didn't, 2005

Cameron Hayes

On the way to Milikapiti from Darwin the guy who said he knew the way - didn't, 2005

Cameron Hayes

The Incomplete History of the Milikapiti

2006-2008

Cameron Hayes

By the Time They Opened the First Museum of Rap in Fatehpur Sikri No-One Could Taste, Smell, Feel, Hear or Remember It Anyway, 2006

Cameron Hayes

After Everyone Went Blind, Everyone Was Afraid They Wouldn't Be Able to Remember What They Now Couldn't See, 2006

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