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Deborah Kelly

Deborah Kelly is a Sydney-based artist whose works have been shown in streets, skies and galleries around Australia, in the Singapore and Venice Biennales, and elsewhere. Her collaborative artwork with Tina Fiveash, Hey, hetero! has been shown in public sites from Sydney to Glasgow, and won the 2001 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras visual art award. She is a founding member of the art gang boat-people.org, which has been making public work dealing with race, nations, borders and history since 2001. The distributed memorial she devised for the 20th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests was performed in twenty cities around the world on 4 June 2009. Her work won the 2009 Fisher’s Ghost Award, the 2009 Screengrab International New Media Art Award and the 2012 Albury Art Prize. Artspace will publish a monograph on her work in 2012

April 2012