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Tracey Moffatt

Tracey Moffatt

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Tracey Moffatt (born 12 November 1960) is a prominent Australian artist who primarily uses photography and video.

In 2017 she represented Australia at the 57th Venice Biennale with her solo exhibition, "My Horizon". 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.

Born in Brisbane in 1960, she holds a degree in visual communications from the Queensland College of Art, graduating in 1982, and received an honorary doctorate in 2004. She currently lives in Sydney and New York.

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.