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Born on the traditional lands of the Whadjuk Noongar people/Perth (1993), Dante’s background began with an interest in photography and a fascination with technology, undertaking their Bachelor of Arts at RMIT in 2014, exhibiting their first work within CCP for their Salon program, winning Best Use of Digital Media. After, they undertook a three-month artist residency in Kyoto, Japan, sponsored by Arts Yosuga, transitioning from photography to more of a digital existential landscape, using mediums of illustration and video.

Returning to Melbourne in 2018, they returned to work in portraiture photography and admin whilst volunteering as a Gallery Assistant and tech at Neon Parlour. After working in these positions for two years, Dante decided to return to university to expand their knowledge and practice, where they took up a passion for researching Queer Theory. During a year of studying their Honours in Fine Art at RMIT, they delved into modes of self-exploration and transition, exhibiting their Sound and Performance work Temperamental Crossroads, receiving the Liquid Architecture Prize for Ambient Sound awarded by Joel Stern, and the Joel Elenberg Award of Excellence awarded by Prof Callum Morton and Anna Schwartz, as well as receiving a 1st Class in Honours.

Through 2022, Dante aims to continue their work in exciting new spaces, researching queer philosophies and expressions, awarded a Residency Program with Holly Goodridge for RMIT Situate, where they will continue to exhibit their work.