In this, his most significant video work to date, Reko Rennie retraces history and returns to Kamilaroi Country, driving a 1973 Rolls -Royce Corniche, emblazoned in his signature camouflage. As the sun sets to a soundtrack by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Rennie carves his own mark into the land. 

detail: Reko Rennie, Kamilaroi /Gamilaraay /Gummaroi people, New South Wales, born 1974, Melbourne, OA_RR, 2016–17, Walgett, New South Wales and Melbourne, 4K three channel digital video, PAL, stereo sound, 7 minutes, 47 seconds; Acquisition through TARNANTHI: Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art supported by BHP 2017, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide. Courtesy the artist and blackartprojects, Melbourne, photo: Justin McManus

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Reko Rennie