In Welcome to my Koori world, a sitcom made with artist Michael Riley, Destiny uses satire to emphasise the absurd and offensive stereotypes forced on Aboriginal women. She plays Delores, a caricature of these racist tropes, who inhabits a fantasy world where Aboriginal activist Charlie Perkins loves her and she’s in the running to win big at the NAIDOC talent quest. The character appears throughout Destiny’s work in madcap deconstructions of bigoted cliches, which take the form of comedy sketches, including I don’t wanna be a bludger(1999), also made with Michael Riley, and Home video (1987).
Not in ACMI's collection
Previously on display
19 February 2023
ACMI: Gallery 4
How I See It: Blak Art and Film → Zone 10
Video transferred to digital file