Episode 2 of 3
The hyper-masculine Australian National Identity is a Frankenstein monster made from the mythical body-parts of bushrangers, diggers and pioneer blokes in hats. It’s an identity forged in a post-Federation Australia that seems to hold water even today. Has our art helped to create and maintain this distorted our view of ourselves? Hannah rips the Gum-Tree mafia (Heidelberg School) a new one when she pulls apart the clichés of this masculine national identity.