IACA Conference Wrap-up
The second biannual IACA conference for 2018 was held in Cairns in late October.
Girringun’s Joann Russo participates in NGA Indigenous Arts Leadership Program
The annual two week program sponsored by Wesfarmers Arts, gives participants access to the inner workings of Australia’s premier art gallery and collection including a series of experiential activi
Girringun artists showcase extraordinary sculptural Bagu installation
Nine Girringun artists have completed an extraordinary outdoor installation of five sculptural Bagu, as part of a commission from the Cairns Performing Art Centre. Artists Clarence Kinjun, Emily an
Wei’Num Arts and Crafts design new merchandise
It was a busy end of 2018 for Wei’Num. Some highlights included artists Masha Hall, Daphne De Jersey and Margaret Mara conducting painting and weaving workshops and demonstrations at the re-establ
Belonging continues to produce inspiring results
Now well underway, throughout August to December the arts development workshops are being facilitated by Edwina Circuitt and they are producing fantastic results.
“It’s good to make artworks, learn from each other. We learned all about our country and story places from our old people.
How IACA is strengthening regional representation of Indigenous artists. By Sabine Brix
For many non-Aboriginal Australians, exposure to Indigenous culture often comes initially through viewing and learning about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art.
Evolution: Torres Strait Masks to tour Australia
Evolution: Torres Strait Masks was developed by the Gab Titui Cultural Centre, in partnership with the National Museum of Australia (NMA) in 2015. It explores the importance of ceremonial masks in
Erub merges art with history
A work titled Sea Journeys began in 2013 when Erub Arts sought to reconnect with New Caledonia.
Hopevale textiles feature in Commonwealth Games Festival
Intertwined was commissioned as part of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Festival 2018, and showcased Aboriginal and Torres Strait art through fashion.