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What relationship does visual culture have to the world we live in?

Raafat Ishak
1 November 2011
Raafat Ishak

was born in Cairo in 1967 and emigrated to live and work in Melbourne, Australia in 1982. He has participated in numerous group exhibitions, and recent solo shows include Raafat Ishak: Work in Progress at The Ian Potter Museum of Art, The University of Melbourne. His work is held in important public and private collections including the National Gallery of Victoria, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne, RACV, Melbourne and the State Government of Victoria. Raafat Ishak lives and works in Melbourne, Australia, and is represented by Sutton Gallery, Melbourne.

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