2006 Contemporary Commonwealth. Presented by Australian Centre for the Moving Image and National Gallery of Victoria. 2006 Contemporary Commonwealth. Presented by ACMI and the National Gallery of Victoria

ARTISTS Twenty-two artists from across the Commonwealth united by the moment. Browse by name for profiles of the artists featured at each venue and to explore their works.

ACMI

Mawuli Afatsiawo
Ghana
  Made in Ghana
(Man in a box; On a journey) 2000–05
     
Leon Cmielewski &
Josephine Starrs

Australia
  Seeker 2006
     
John Gillies
Australia
  Divide 2004
     
Shilpa Gupta
India
  Untitled 2004
     
John Hughes
Australia
  The archive project (A place to live; These are our children; Prices and the people; They chose peace; Sharpley speaks; Menace; ASIO surveillance, New theatre) 2002–06
     
Isaac Julien
United Kingdom
  Paradise Omeros 2002
     
Ingrid Mwangi
with Robert Hutter

Kenya
  Headskin 2005
     
Patricia Piccinini
Australia
  When my baby (When my baby) 2005
     
r e a
Australia
  gins_leap/dubb_speak 2003–05
     
Berni Searle
South Africa
  About to forget 2005
Vapour 2004
Home and away 2003
     
Brian Gothong Tan
Singapore
  Instant Asia! (A psychoanalytical neo-feminist film; The ephemeral body; Sublime monsters and virtual children) 2004–05
     
Jemima Wyman
Australia
  Catastrophe theory: Earthquake Girl and other stories 2005

NGV

Bani Abidi
Pakistan
  Shan Pipe Band learns the Star-spangled Banner 2004
Reconstruction 2003
So he starts singing 2001
     
Lorraine
Connelly-Northey

Australia
  Hunter-gatherer 2004–05
     
Shane Cotton
New Zealand
  Te Waiwhariki 2004
Melanin face 2005
Gallery forest 2005
Broken water 2003
The second version 2005
     
Rodney Graham
Canada
  City self/Country self 2000
A reverie interrupted by the police 2003
     
Fiona Hall
Australia
  When my boat comes in 2003–06
Tender 2003–05
Mire 2005
     
eX de Medici
Australia
 

♂ Gun(n)s 'n Styx 2005
Porno image 2005
Take # 5 2005
Take # 6 2005
Glock 2005

     
Yinka Shonibare
United Kingdom
  Un ballo in maschera (A masked ball) 2004
Reverend on ice 2005
     
Sally Smart
Australia
  The exquisite pirate 2004–06
     
Ah Xian
Australia
  China China – Bust 62 2002
China China – Bust 66 2002
China China – Bust 71 2002
China China – Bust 72 2002
China China – Bust 73 2002
     
Yee I-Lann
Malaysia
  Horizon 2003
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