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Artist, Born 1915, Perth WA, Died 2000
In 1997 the art world was shocked by the announcement from Western Australian artist Elizabeth Durack that she and Aboriginal artist, Eddie Burrup, were one and the same person. Durack's astonishing life forces us to question not only the nature of Aboriginality, but also of identity itself. She was interviewed for Film Australia's Australian Biography series in 1997.

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