The Molonglo Monument
3 person dome tent and solar lights with the Aboriginal flag
Photo courtesy of the artist
DEAN CROSS is a First Nations trans-disciplinary artist.
He has been formally trained in both Contemporary Dance and Sculpture, and works across the sculptural and pictorial fields. Through this he attempts to re-evaluate and re-construct what it means to be Australian in the 21st Century, and how that fits within our globalised world. He has been involved in numerous exhibitions and prizes including Tarnanthi at The Art Gallery of South Australia (2017), The Churchie Emerging Art Prize (2016), and The Redlands Konica Minolta Art prize (2015) and this years C3West project with the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney. Dean is also on the Board of Directors of QL2 Dance, Australia's premier youth dance company.
Dean was born and raised on Ngunnawal/Ngambri country, however his ancestral roots lie within the Worimi Nation.