SPEAKER: Dave mangenner Gough

Dave mangenner Gough

Dave mangenner Gough is a proud trawlwoolway man who descends from bungana (chief), manalargenna’s oldest daughter, woretemoeteyemer of north east Tasmania.

Dave is the cultural advisor for the University of Tasmania, Co-Chair of the Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery Aboriginal Advisory Council, board member of the Aboriginal Advisory Council of the Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery, Co-Ordinator of Tiagarra Tasmanian Aboriginal Cultural Centre, Devonport and Chair of Six Rivers Aboriginal Corporation, Devonport.

Dave has been heavily involved in protection of Aboriginal heritage sites across the state.

Dave currently has works on permanent display at Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery Launceston, Tasmania and was a commissioned artist in 10 days on the island in 2017.

Dave was selected to attend a 2.5 week Artist in Residency in Northern Wales (Snowdonia National Park) with the National Theatre of Wales. ‘Egin’ saw 12 artists from around the world gather together to discuss and respond to the global concerns of climate change.

Dave is an Alumni with the Wesfarmers Indigenous Leadership program through the National Gallery of Australia.