Dennis Nona

Dennis Nona : Time After Time

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The force of Dennis Nona's extraordinary art is its capacity to breathe life into the re-telling of legendary Torres Strait Islander stories.A renowned printmaker and sculptor from the tiny island of Badu in the Western Torres Strait, Dennis was recently awarded Australia's biggest prize for indigenous artists, the Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award, as well as being named one of Australia's most collectable artists for 2007. He is regarded as a great innovator in contemporary Australian art."Dennis Nona: Time after Time" traces his artistic beginnings, processes and achievements and looks at how his work is inextricably linked to Torres Strait Islanders' conceptions of time, place and memory.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 240 pages
  • 220 x 220mm
  • Melbourne University Press
  • The Miegunyah Press
  • Carlton, Australia
  • col. illus.
  • 0522854915
  • 9780522854916

About Simon Wright

Simon Wright has held exhibition, curatorial and management positions in private, commercial and public galleries for over ten years. Currently Director of Griffith Artworks and Dell Gallery at Queensland College of Art.show more