Where's Mickey?

Australia, 2002

Courtesy the artist and Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney

Artwork First Nations

Destiny took aim at one of the biggest pop cultural icons of Western capitalism – Mickey Mouse. In Destiny’s retelling, a Blak Minnie Mouse smiles from beneath a pair of souvenir-style Mickey ears, wearing a yellow velour top and blue skirt with white garters peeking from beneath. True to her caustic wit, Destiny has titled the work, Where’s Mickey? The answer is dead on the ground, making way for First Peoples in mainstream pop culture.

This work contains First peoples content


Not in ACMI's collection

Previously on display

19 February 2023

ACMI: Gallery 4



Destiny Deacon

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Destiny Deacon works


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How I See It: Blak Art and Film → Zone 9


1090 x 905mm

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Lamda print from polaroid original

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