The Aboriginal Memorial – A Smouldering Reproach

The Aboriginal Memorial – A Smouldering Reproach

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 10.10.18

The 30th anniversary of the 1988 creation of The Aboriginal Memorial of 200 dupun/hollow log bone coffins by 43 artists from Ramingining is being celebrated this weekend with a lecture, conversations, a film and a symposium at the National Gallery...» Read More

 

SONGLINES SYMPOSIUM

SONGLINES SYMPOSIUM

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 16.02.18

Details have just been released of the Symposium which will bring to an end the important 'Songlines : Tracking the Seven Sisters' exhibition at the National Museum in Canberra. Here's Chief Curator, Margo Neale, to explain: “Just letting you know...» Read More

 

ALL IS REVEALED IN THE WEST

ALL IS REVEALED IN THE WEST

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 05.04.17

The annual Revealed Exhibition this weekend in Perth features works by more than 75 new and emerging WA Aboriginal artists from 23 art centres all over the state, showcasing the diverse and vibrant condition of contemporary Aboriginal art in the...» Read More

 

MILINGIMBI ALL OVER

MILINGIMBI ALL OVER

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 24.08.16

The unfashionable name of Milingimbi – a place that doesn't even appear in the index for the 'Oxford Companion to Aboriginal Art and Culture' published in 2000 – may soon be cropping up all over. This Yolngu island off the...» Read More

 

The Actor, Deputy Lord Mayor, Academics & Students in Newcastle

The Actor, Deputy Lord Mayor, Academics & Students in Newcastle

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 25.05.16

Reconciliation Week starts this coming Friday, 27 May 2016, and the Newcastle Art Gallery (NAG) are running BLACK WHITE & RESTIVE which celebrates the work of over 60 artists and their cross-cultural art practices. It will be opened by the...» Read More

 

Argy-Bargy in Public

Argy-Bargy in Public

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 13.05.16

“We need to have argy-bargy in public”, insists Rhoda Roberts, the Sydney Opera House Head of Indigenous Programming, who is celebrating the 49th anniversary of the Aboriginal Referendum in 1967 with a double-bunger – the first Indigenous art on the...» Read More

 

THE VERNACULAR AT THE ASIA PACIFIC TRIENNIAL

THE VERNACULAR AT THE ASIA PACIFIC TRIENNIAL

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 25.11.15

You can spend three years planning for a massive event like the 8th Asia Pacific Triennial (APT) at QAGoMA in Brisbane, and then something small and unpredictable but remarkable happens quite outside all your planning. So, on the Sunday of...» Read More