Four Indigenous artists create new works that speak to their personalities and challenge Aboriginal stereotypes.
Larissa Behrendt’s You Can Go Now (2022) followed Indigenous artist Richard Bell, who exclaims “I’m an activist, masquerading as an artist”. This quote lives on in writer/director Mark Street’s Dig Deeper.
Maree Clark, already known for her Ritual and Ceremony exhibition, works to prepare her next exhibition. Can the biggest urban art installation in Australia lift her image?
Ben McKeown’s heart attack moved him closer to his country on the Eyre Peninsula. Can he make a comeback as he prepares his exhibition for the Selzer Prize?
Penny Evans has used art to recover her culture and identity, but now her work is about more than just herself. Can her latest exhibition help educate others about the environment?
Blak Douglas has had four attempts at winning Australia’s most prestigious portrait prize. He digs even deeper for his next one … will he win it?
“… the film is shot well and creatively put together, featuring beautiful landscape shots. It combines art with the personal history of the artists as well as the history of Australia for a compelling and impressive documentary.” (Filmink Magazine)
“It is a visually appealing work of nonfiction, which is worth a look even just to see the art itself. However, understanding the artists more makes the documentary even more worthwhile viewing.” (Weekend Notes)