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Sarah-Jane Norman, Hokum

Sarah-Jane Norman is an indigenous Australian artist who was raised by spiritualist parents. Her upbringing has led her to a lifelong fascination with the paranormal. Her mother was a spiritual medium and her father had a vast library on Alistair Crowley and taught her to dowse with a pendulum at the age of eight. Her artwork has an explicitly hauntological postcolonial approach to performance, installation and video, and in her work Terra Nullius Norman stitched the Latin word ‘nullius’ to her chest, from the phrase ‘Terra Nullius’ which was used by Europeans to describe Australia as without inhabitants and to justify and legitimize colonization of …

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