HIGH GROUND

HIGH GROUND

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 15.01.21

This film is a 20 year labour of love by Stephen Johnson and the people of Arnhemland. For Johnson began working with Witiyana Marika on a film to go with Yothu Yindi's anthem, 'Treaty', and, since then, has been collecting...» Read More

 

Indigenous Fashion Meets Country Road

Indigenous Fashion Meets Country Road

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 15.01.21

Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation’s Indigenous Fashion Projects announces Country to Couture Showcase is coming to our TV screens for the first time! After a successful event held in Darwin in late 2020, Country to Couture will bring its exclusive...» Read More

 

"Lost in Another Person's Culture”

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 11.01.21

“For the first time from the National Maritime Museum Collection, we bring together works by Zenadth Kes (Torres Strait Islands) artist Alick Tipoti. With over 25 years of art practise, Tipoti is respected for his work in regenerating cultural knowledge...» Read More

 

'Him Proper Clever Man'

'Him Proper Clever Man'

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 08.01.21

Paddy Compass Namadbara is just about a familiar name in Western Arnhemland bark art. In the 1950s and early 60s, he was part of a group that painted on Croker Island which included the future standout Yiriwala and Jimmy Mijaw...» Read More

 

DYARUBBIN

DYARUBBIN

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 21.12.20

That's a word you're going to hear a lot more of in the 2020s, for it's the proper name for the river system that surrounds Sydney – the oddly-named Hawkesbury/Nepean. Why did early colonists think there were two rivers when...» Read More

 

FOUR DAYS TO GO

FOUR DAYS TO GO

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 14.12.20

An URGENT REMINDER. Back in September, the Arts Ministry asked us how improvements could be made to the Indigenous art industry. You now have just four days to complete that assessment. What do you think? 1. What practical actions do...» Read More

 

Museological Sydney

Museological Sydney

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 09.12.20

As the venerable Australian Museum reopens after major renovations, so is it being challenged by the brand new Chau Chak Wing Museum in the University of Sydney. Dr Chau, who already has a startling building named after him at the...» Read More