Blak Superheroes by Dylan Mooney
Calling all comic-book fans! In his series Blak Superheroes, proud Yuwi, Torres Strait Islander and Australian-born South Sea Island man, Dylan Mooney depicts First Nations characters in a dynamic comic-book style.
Incorporating a combination of drawing, printmaking and street art, Dylan’s work is inspired by history, culture and community. He is a leader in the medium of digital illustration and creates characters that reflect the LGBTQIA+ community, while always referencing the strength and continuation of culture.
You can check out Blak Superheroes at Museum of Brisbane from June 19, 2021 until February 27, 2022. To learn more about this eye-catching exhibition, hop over to Museum of Brisbane’s website.
Image credit: Dylan Mooney, Resist (detail) from the ongoing series ‘Blak Superheroes’, digital drawing. Courtesy the artist and N.Smith Gallery, Gadigal Country (Sydney).