Tracey Moffatt

born 1960

Tracey Moffatt, 'Useless, 1974' 1994
Useless, 1974 1994
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Tracey Moffatt AO (born 12 November 1960) is an Australian artist who primarily uses photography and video.

Born in Brisbane in 1960, she holds a degree in visual communications from the Queensland College of Art, graduating in 1982.

Though she is best known for her photographic works, Moffatt has created numerous films, documentaries and videos. Her work often focuses on Australian Aboriginal people and the way they are understood in cultural and social terms.

Her works are held in the collections of the Tate, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, National Gallery of Australia, Art Gallery of South Australia and Art Gallery of New South Wales.

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