Raymond Zada


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Bio:


  • ISEA2019

    Raymond Zada is an Adelaide, Australia-based visual artist working primarily with photography, video, and digital design. He’s also an award-winning radio broadcaster with 13 years’ experience in production, presentation, and technical operation. In 2013, Raymond won the New Media category of the 30th Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award for his piece, Sorry. Sorry examines the complexities of Australian history and the disconnect between language and reality. In 2012, Raymond won the Works on Paper category of the 29th Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award for his piece, racebook. An edition of 10, racebook has been acquired by several public galleries in Australia and overseas as well as private collections. In 2010, Raymond was a writer, producer and performer in OutBlak Adventures. The show toured regional South Australia and explored themes of family and sexuality. This confronting, educational and emotionally engaging production won a Ruby Award for Community Impact Under $100,000. Born in Adelaide in 1971, Raymond grew up in Port Augusta and Marree, South Australia. He is Aboriginal (Barkindji) with Afghan and Scottish heritage.


Current Location:


  • Adelaide, Australia

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