DICK ROUGHSEY IS TOPS

DICK ROUGHSEY IS TOPS

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 22.02.19

Well not quite – but bloody close! Christie's, the international auctioneers, has put out three lists of “Must-See” exhibitions – in America, Europe and the Rest of the World. And, surprisingly, Mornington Island's Goobalathaldin Dick Roughsey's 'Stories of this Land'...» Read More

 

MAJOR INDIGENOUS COMMISSION FOR THE ASIAN STAGE

MAJOR INDIGENOUS COMMISSION FOR THE ASIAN STAGE

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 29.10.18

The National Gallery of Australia and its longstanding Indigenous arts partner, Wesfarmers Arts, have announced a new six-year, $4 million partnership which includes a major international touring exhibition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art in Asia. The exhibition, Indigenous...» 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

 

SPECIAL REQUEST

SPECIAL REQUEST

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 16.03.18

Wiradjuri artist Jonathan Jones is working on a project for this year's Asia Pacific Triennial which requires a lot of feathers – native bird feathers. It's all about understanding the wind as an important part of understanding Country. Winds bring...» Read More

 

Canning Stock Route On the Move

Canning Stock Route On the Move

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 03.11.16

Renowned Indigenous artists are visiting Japan for two festival days this month, celebrating the opening of the National Museum of Australia’s One Road: Aboriginal Art from Australia’s Deserts exhibition in Chiba, outside Tokyo. This is a touring exhibition based on...» 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

 

SALTWATER IN ISTANBUL

SALTWATER IN ISTANBUL

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 18.09.15

Prominent Indigenous artists and culturally significant artworks are currently taking part in the 14th Istanbul Biennial, one of the most prestigious biennials on the visual arts calendar, which opened last Saturday. Djambawa Marawili and Vernon Ah-Kee have been commissioned by...» Read More