The Guardian Australia: Fiona Foley’s art of the uncomfortable: ‘I wanted to provoke a conversation about racism’

The Guardian Australia: Fiona Foley’s art of the uncomfortable: ‘I wanted to provoke a conversation about racism’

Article by Larissa Behrendt

“The 30-year career of this soft-spoken but fiercely intellectual artist is one of reclaiming Indigenous identities and rewriting history”.

NAS alumna Dr Fiona Foley speaks with The Guardian Australia and unpacked the meaning behind her work in the lead up to the opening of Who are these strangers and where are they going? at National Art School.

Image: Fiona Foley, The Oyster Fisherman 1, 2011, Ultrachrome print on paper edition of 15, 60 x 80cm © the artist. Courtesy the artist and Niagara Galleries, Melbourne

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