Filmmaker and photographer Tracey Moffatt is one of Australia's most nationally and internationally successful artists, having held around 100 solo exhibitions of her work in Europe, the United Sta
The NFSA highlights the work of Tracey Moffatt, the groundbreaking contemporary artist and filmmaker.
An old woman is pushed in a wheelchair by her Aboriginal daughter (Marcia Langton) along a trail lined with rocks. They come to a stop by an outside toilet. The Aboriginal woman waits.
An intoxicated man sways before the camera. Three Aboriginal women walk into a games parlour in seedy Kings Cross. They sit at a table and check out the other patrons.
A mother sits holding her daughter, cradling her on her lap. A soft light falls over them. Beyond the light is darkness.
A pair of frail, gnarled feet. The Aboriginal daughter (Marcia Langton) on her hands and knees, gently washes her white mother’s arthritic feet.
Within a generation, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander filmmakers have become a vibrant presence in the centre of filmmaking in Australia.