"My family is like any normal family. It's full of heroes and villains, but it's where I get my inspiration from." Vernon Ah Kee's larger than life portraits aim to show First Nations people as contemporary and modern people. Follow him as he prepares to paint his grandmother’s portrait and revisits the people and places that shaped him.
This Place: Artists Series aired on ABC in 2020. Commissioned by the ABC, this short documentary series features five Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists from the national collection, looking at their connection to Country and how it inspires their art and identity as they take us to the places across Australia where their art making began. With thanks to Wesfarmers Arts.