CIAF Sets Records

CIAF Sets Records

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 19.08.18

Sunshine filled days and starlit skies drew the crowds and community together for last month’s Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF), capping off its ninth successful iteration with record breaking success. In releasing CIAF’s sales figures, general manager Vanessa Gillen said...» Read More

 

The Politics of Art in Darwin

The Politics of Art in Darwin

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 16.08.18

One of the factors that makes Darwin such a dynamic place to be during the August week of the Telstra NATSIAAs is that so many of Indigenous art's key players gather there, to top up on the art and artists...» Read More

 

Blak Markets Back in Sydney

Blak Markets Back in Sydney

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 24.06.18

The Blak Markets organisation will again host the National Indigenous NAIDOC Art Fair next weekend at the Overseas Passenger Terminal in Sydney. The event will kick off celebrations ahead of this year’s national NAIDOC Week and will offer a vibrant...» Read More

 

Natsiaas 2017

Natsiaas 2017

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 11.08.17

Given the anniversaries celebrated this year - the 1967 Referendum, the Mabo verdict, etc - and the recent Uluru Statement process, it was perhaps inevitable that the 2017 NATSIAAs would feel profoundly political. And that's not just the Big Telstra...» Read More

 

ART ACROSS THE COUNTRY

ART ACROSS THE COUNTRY

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 11.07.17

Major Indigenous art exhibitions and/or art fairs are opening this month in Queensland and Western Australia – two, in fact in Queensland, headed by the annual Cairns Indigenous Art Fair this weekend. As I wrote earlier, CIAF is exploring the...» Read More

 

Blak Markets at Barangaroo

Blak Markets at Barangaroo

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 23.06.17

The Blak Markets will return to Sydney’s spectacular harbour headland park, Barangaroo Reserve, with an Aboriginal art market on Sunday, 2 July. Taking place at the beginning of NAIDOC Week, the family-friendly event will be a celebration of Australia’s rich...» Read More

 

CAIRNS FAIRS UP

CAIRNS FAIRS UP

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 14.04.17

Now in its eighth year, the Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) is a celebration of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts cultures of Queensland. It's also one of the town's biggest drawcards, attracting a record 51,000 people to its...» Read More