Woman Moffatt, Tracey

Filmmaker, Photographer and Visual artist

Written by Nikki Henningham, The University of Melbourne

Tracey Moffatt is an Indigenous woman who was born and educated in Brisbane, Queensland. She graduated from the Queensland College of Art with a degree in visual communication in 1982. Best known for her work in photography and video, she has exhibited in galleries nationally and abroad. After graduating from college, she moved to Sydney, later dividing her time between Sydney and New York. She began her career as an experimental filmmaker and producer of music videos, and continued making films after establishing herself as a photographer. In 2004, she was described as one of 'the most famous and admired Australian [artists] on the international scene'. (Nelson)

Archival Resources

National Film and Sound Archive

  • Night Cries: A Rural Tragedy, 524741; National Film and Sound Archive. Details

Published Resources

Online Resources