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NATSIAA Futures Forum; Have Your Say !

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 11.12.08

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The Museum and Art Gallery Northern Territory (MAGNT) invites artists and those who work with the Indigenous arts industry to discuss future directions in the Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award (NATSIAA). This year is NATSIAA's 25th... » Read More

 

Garma Festival

Garma Festival

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Jeremy Eccles finds that life and art are inextricably intertwined at the Garma Festival It was powerful proof of the eternal efficacy of art, and it was a moving exercise in humility. Not, I should hasten to add, any humility... » Read More

 

THE PLACE OF ART: Livelihoods in Remote Communities

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The Aboriginal Art Directory is delighted to introduce the first feature article by independent arts consultant Tim Acker. In this edition, Tim writes about the wider and more complex conversation between artists and consumers in affecting Aboriginal livelihoods in remote... » Read More

 

Beyond Sacred – The Laverty Collection of Indigenous Art in Print and on Exhibition

Beyond Sacred – The Laverty Collection of Indigenous Art in Print and on Exhibition

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It's a crucial time for Aboriginal art. We should be sitting up and admiring the maturing of the most dynamic art movement in the country from a condition of amateur disorganisation, dogged by bad news stories about the exploitation of... » Read More

 

A Tale of Three Prizes

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I guess the world of Aboriginal art is not that different to the real world. It just seems more so at times! When there is Good News to report – it's shouted from the rooftops. When the News is less-than... » Read More

 

Drawn into the world of Aboriginal Art" - A Conversation with Vivien Johnson, Curator of Papunya Painting: Out of the Desert Exhibition

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The Aboriginal Art Directory talks to Vivien Johnson, University of New South Wales Global Professor and curator of Papunya Painting: Out of the Desert. An exhibition currently showing at the Australian Museum bringing together for the first time in a... » Read More