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David Malouf

'The person who is the writer'

David Malouf 'The person who is the writer'
Video: 4 minutes and 11 seconds

Australian author David Malouf discusses the creation of his portrait by artist Rick Amor.

This video was produced with funds donated by Tim Fairfax AC.

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David Malouf, 2012 Rick Amor.

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On active service

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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.