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Michelle Blakeney

Michelle Blakeney

Art Forms: Photography, Visual Art

Residency Years: 2008, 2013

Lives / Works: Australia

Visual artist, Michelle Blakeney is a Yaegl and Wiradjuri woman from the far north coast of NSW. Blakeney has been a photographer for several years, and has a continuing passion and ambition to document her own people’s unique culture and history through photography. Blakeney has also worked in the areas of performance and filmmaking, directing a short film Starr.

Blakeney was in residence at Bundanon in 2013 to initiate a project based on the history of the Bomaderry Children’s Home in which her aunt resided in her youth.

She was also in residence in 2008.

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Bundanon acknowledges the Wodi Wodi and the Yuin, of the South Coast region, and recognises their continuous connection to culture, community and Country.

In Dharawal the word Bundanon means deep valley.

This website contains names, images and voices of deceased Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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