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NATSIAAS 2018

NATSIAAS 2018

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 09.08.18

When a tsunami comes your way, all you can do is head for higher ground very fast. This year's Telstra NATSIA Awards have been hit by the Buku Tsunami – which has been a long time coming. No less than...» Read More

 

 

A SENSE OF PLACE

A SENSE OF PLACE

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 01.08.18

“The crow djang has two navels”, declares the artist in the didactic accompanying one of the 165 barks, sculptures and lorrkons in the marvellous, career-spanning exhibition of the work of Johnny Mawurndjul – aka Balang Nakurulk. It's a mysterious statement...» Read More

 

 

The Long Forgotten Dream

The Long Forgotten Dream

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 30.07.18

The world premier of this play by a writer unknown to me but given the imprimature of Neil Armfield's decision to direct it for the Sydney Theatre Company raised mighty expectations. For Armfield has credentials in the Indigenous area –...» Read More

 

 

INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITY

INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITY

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 29.06.18

A lengthy article appeared in a recent issue of The Australian's Review supplement announcing that old Aboriginal barks were setting out to tour China, but also featuring heavily a jolly Chinese comedian. It appears that he is the cultural ambassador...» Read More

 

 

Industry Corner
Top Job in Aboriginal Art

 

Top Job in Aboriginal Art

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 03.02.16

Senior Resource & Development Officer (Program Manager) Leadership Role in the Aboriginal Art Sector Founded in 1987, The Association of Northern Kimberley and Arnhem Aboriginal Artists (ANKAAA) is a leading not-for-profit Aboriginal Corporation and the first peak advocacy and support...» Read More

 

Upcoming Events
The Late Mary Macha

 

The Late Mary Macha

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Somehow, the Aboriginal Art Directory failed to report the death in March of a woman of great importance in the development of Aboriginal art – Mary Macha. She grew from a West Australian job in the State's Native Welfare Department... » Read More

 

Art for the Environment

 

Art for the Environment

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The Environmental Defenders Office of the Northern Territory (EDO NT) is again holding an online Aboriginal art auction to raise funds for its important work (advising and acting for individuals, traditional owners, community groups and conservation groups seeking to protect... » Read More