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William Yang

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William Yang is a Sydney based artist who was born in1943 in North Queensland. Frequently exploring issues of cultural and sexual identity. William Yang is largely known as a photographer and integrates this practice with writing, performance and film. Yang has exhibited since the late 1970s. Significant exhibitions featuring Yang’s work include Life Lines (part of The China Project), Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, 2009; Claiming China, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, 2008; Diaries, State Library of New South Wales, Sydney, 1998; Sydney Photographed, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 1994; From Bondi to Ularu, Higashikawa Arts Centre, Hokkaido, Japan, 1993; Sydneyphiles, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney , 1977; A Chinese Legacy, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, 2007; World Without End, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2000; On the Edge: Australian Photographers of the Seventies, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, 1998; and Art in the Age of AIDS, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 1994.

Yang’s work has been collected by many institutions including National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; National Library of Australia, Canberra; National Portrait Gallery, Canberra; Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; Queensland Art Gallery/GoMA, Brisbane; State Library of New South Wales, Sydney; Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; Higashigawa-cho Municipal Gallery, Hokkaido, Japan; and Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Japan.

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