Harbour market setting back to Blak

September 20, 2017

Aboriginal art, crafts, bushfoods and entertainment will fill Sydney Harbour’s headland park as the Blak Markets return to Barangaroo Reserve this Sunday. The open-air market will feature more than 20 stalls selling handmade items, accessories, […]

Shopping centres to promote Indigenous digital art

September 6, 2017

Sea creatures and coral from the Great Barrier Reef and tropical rainforests captured in the artwork of NAIDOC artist of the year Elverina Johnson will be shared with shoppers across Australia. Ms Johnson’s art will […]

Blak’s bat takes him to another level

September 6, 2017

Artist Blak Douglas was on his morning walk through Redfern when his path crossed that of a Sydney fruit bat, which to his artistic eye looked stone dead. After checking that the bat didn’t have […]

Artist goes to bat for hangers-on

August 23, 2017

Archibald Prize finalist and Aboriginal artist Blak Douglas is championing the Sydney fruit bat in a new exhibition by four contemporary Australian artists showcasing Australia’s native species and other animals. ‘Something Else is Alive: Sydney […]

Crafted works receive coveted nod

August 23, 2017

Yirrkala artist Barayuwa Munuggurr has been highly commended in a prestigious art competition, the John Fries Award. The award recognises the talents of early career visual artists from Australia and New Zealand. Munuggurr, from the […]

Dreamtime tale ignited for kids

August 23, 2017

The story of a cheeky brolga stealing an emu’s egg and the first time the sun shone on Australia is set to enchant Sydney children during the October school holidays. ‘Sand Song’, a contemporary Aboriginal […]

Cairns fair goes from strength to strength

August 9, 2017

Record sales of $760,000 flowed from this year’s Cairns Indigenous Art Fair — up 20 percent on sales last year, organisers said. Now in its eighth year, the 2017 fair attracted 50,000 people over three […]

Many hands will make Light work

August 9, 2017

The Northern Territory Government is calling for volunteers to help bring to life the second annual Parrtjima – A Festival in Light, to be held in Alice Springs from September 22 to October 1. Curated […]

Here’s what you won’t learn in school, kids

August 9, 2017

Ever since she could remember, actor and filmmaker Trisha Morton-Thomas had thought her birthday was on Australia Day and it was something she mourned each year. She didn’t actually have a birth certificate. That had […]

Look who’s back to lay down the Rules

August 9, 2017

The Noongar family dubbed the ‘Australian Kardashians’ is returning to TV screens after a successful first season. Filming will begin in October on a second season of Family Rules, the fly-on-the-wall series that follows the […]

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