Vegemite; from the series They Call Me Niigar

Michael Riley, Wiradjuri / Kamilaroi / Australian, 1960 - 2004
Wiradjuri / Kamilaroi



Photographic collage

Overall: 15 9/16 × 12 3/16 in. (39.5 × 31 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Will Owen and Harvey Wagner

© Michael Riley Estate / Licensed by Viscopy



Place Made: Australia, Oceania


21st century

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Research Area


Not on view

Exhibition History

Shifting the Lens: Contemporary Indigenous Australian Photography, Luise and Morton Kaish Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 15–June 21, 2020.


The Commercial, Redfern, New South Wales, Australia; sold to Will Owen (1952-2015) and Harvey Wagner (1931-2017), Chapel Hill, North Carolina, July 20, 2013; given to present collection, 2016.

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