Cursed!

Cursed!

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 30.10.20

A few weeks ago I was at the Sydney Theatre Company's play, 'Wonnangatta' expecting to see an Aboriginal play because the excellent Wayne Blair was half of the cast. Silly me! Now I've been to the re-opening of the Belvoir...» Read More

 

The 'Seven Sisters' Heading for England

The 'Seven Sisters' Heading for England

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 28.10.20

The National Museum of Australia’s pioneering Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters exhibition will tour to the United Kingdom in 2021. Here's what I thought of curator Margo Neale's original show in Canbarra in 2018: https://news.aboriginalartdirectory.com/2018/02/songlines-tracking-the-seven-sisters.php The joint 'UK/Australia Season' initiative...» Read More

 

Jutta Malnic 1924/2020

Jutta Malnic 1924/2020

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 26.10.20

The photographer Jutta Malnic has died in Sydney aged 95. The German-born woman is significant for her picturing of Australia's ancient rock art in two books - 'Yorro Yorro – Spirit of the Kimberley' in 1993 on which she worked...» Read More

 

David Rathman to Promote SA Museum

David Rathman to Promote SA Museum

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 23.10.20

A great leader and advocate for South Australia’s Aboriginal communities has been appointed as ambassador for the Aboriginal Art and Cultures Centre (AACC), now in development for the Lot Fourteen global innovation precinct in Adelaide. South Australian Premier, Steven Marshall...» Read More

 

Ambassador Appointed for SA Culture Centre

Ambassador Appointed for SA Culture Centre

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 23.10.20

David Rathman AM has been appointed as ambassador for the Aboriginal Art and Cultures Centre (AACC) in South Australia. Rathman's LinkedIn profile reads: "Commercial broadcasting was part of my life journey and doing voice overs for documentaries in recent years....» Read More

 

The Ebes Collection

The Ebes Collection

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 13.10.20

Back in May 2013, I wrote enthusiastically about the opening of Melbourne's 'Emily Museum', celebrating, of course, the career of the woman its owner, Hank Ebes called “Australia's greatest artist”. As he continued at the time, “There is no influence...» Read More

 

Sun Shines on the Wiradjuri Festival

Sun Shines on the Wiradjuri Festival

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 12.10.20

Refreshed after almost a week in the NSW country, I am excited about the Wiradjuri cultural revival that's going on in the Western Riverina. For the Yarruawala Festival taking place in Griffith, Narrandera, Leeton and Darlington Point displayed a seriousness...» Read More