Reko Rennie Remember Me

An ongoing theme through my work is remembering—remembering the past to better understand the present and future.

Art Exhibition previously on at Centre for Contemporary Photography (CCP) in Victoria, Australia.
From Friday 10 February 2012 to Sunday 01 April 2012

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Published by CCP on Sunday 05 February 2012.
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The Commonwealth Coat of Arms is a symbol that represents many manifestations of colonisation: theft, dislocation, dispossession and loss. In this video I have reclaimed the Commonwealth Coat of Arms, re-working a visual icon of Australian identity to include a representation of Aboriginal Australia. The work asks the viewer to ‘remember’ the true history of Australia.