Contesting the Image, Peter Drew
Australia’s vision of citizenship is contested, as artist Peter Drew’s 2016 ‘Aussie’ series suggests.
These posters show portraits of people from different periods and of different cultural origins, all stamped boldly with the word ‘Aussie'.
"The aim of this project is to turn Monga Khan into an AUSSIE FOLK HERO and, in doing so, use mythology to embrace our neglected histories and expand Australia's identity." Peter Drew