Hayley Millar-Baker Artist Biography b. 1990 Naarm Melbourne, Australia Hayley Millar-Baker is a Gunditjmara artist from Melbourne, Victoria. Her practice is influenced and informed by her Koorie heritage and her own experience, existing in a contemporary urban culture. Her connection to culture is inherent to her contemporary practice that explores themes of displacement, alienation, suppression, and social confinement. She utilises the mediums of photography, painting and installation to layer personal imagery and anthropomorphic representations of Indigenous presence in aim of opening-up digital visual gateways for new narratives to take form.
Millar-Baker has been exhibiting since 2014, showcasing her work in a number of group and solo exhibitions and art awards including the Victorian Indigenous Art Awards, Pro Hart Outback Art Prize, Maddocks Art Prize, and Wyndham Art Prize. She is currently completing a Master of Fine Art at RMIT University, and readying new work for the up-coming Tell: Contemporary Indigenous PhotoMedia exhibition as part of the Ballarat International Foto Biennale, as well as Adelaide's Tarnanthi Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art
Untitled 7 (If This is My Land) 2016
Digital collage on paper | 59.4 x 42 cm
Courtesy of the artist