Semi-finalist

About Bindi Cole Chocka

Award-winning artist, Bindi Cole Chocka was born in 1975 in Melbourne. She is currently a PhD candidate at Deakin. Mixing photography, video and installation, Bindi makes artwork exploring identity that traverses the line between the self, the cultural and the political. In the last 10 years, Chocka has held 25 solo shows and been in over 60 group exhibitions. She has been shortlisted for 18 art prizes and won or placed in 6. In 2010, Chocka was named as one of the Top 100 Most Influential people. Her work is held in many collections across the globe. She lives and works in Melton, is married and has two children.

Education

Diploma of Applied Photography, Northern Melbourne Institute of Technology
Bachelor of Visual Arts (Fine Arts), Federation University
PhD Candidate, Deakin University (currently undertaking)