Artist Statement

Multi-disciplinary artist with a focus on social engagement.
In my practice I research relationships within communities, surveying the social and cultural identity in relation to place.

I interact with communities via art projects, by managing creative events and facilitating workshops.Through collaborations and the resulting artworks I aspire to support social change, stimulate dialogue, improve cohesion and increase understanding within our society

Socially Engaged, New Media Art & Digital Storytelling
Public Art
Photography & Video production
Workshop facilitation
Art Words

BIOGRAPHY

Duke Albada has exhibited extensively in Australia, Europe and the USA since 1998. She has showcased her garbage fashion Dregs2Diva in New York, had a six channel video artwork featured at the Byron Bay Airport, was a finalist at the prestigious Helen Lempriere National Sculpture Award, exhibited several times at Sculpture by the Sea in Sydney and had two collaborative artworks included in the Thessaloniki Biennale.

Duke's unique skill set includes a Masters of Fine Arts from Monash University, Melbourne, a Bachelor Degree in Architectural Design from the Rietveld Art Academy in the Netherlands, as well as qualifications in photography, video production and fashion design.

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