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Aboriginal Art

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This Vibrant Exhibition Brings Together Traditional Sculpture + Contemporary Art For A Story On Legacy

Brunswick Street Gallery presents 'Aak Puul: Art From The Wik & Kugu Region'; a bold showcase of the strength of Wik Kugu culture. 

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Iwantja Arts Take To New York City, With A ‘Rock N Roll’ Exhibition!

Celebrated Indulkana artists Vincent Namatjira and Kaylene Whiskey spent a week in ‘The Big Apple’ exhibiting their work.

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Announcing The Winners Of The 2022 Telstra NATSIAA!

See the winners and finalists from the most prestigious award for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, the 2022 Telstra NATSIAA!

Creative People

Meriam and Yupungathi Man Chris Bassi On Capturing The Nostalgia Of Home

In her latest column Koorie woman Jirra Lulla Harvey visits artist, Meriam and Yupungathi man, Chris Bassi.
Jirra Lulla Harvey

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A Reflective Exhibition At Craft Victoria Exploring 'The Everywhen'

Koorie/Yorta Yorta woman Shahn Stewart and Koorie man Eden Fiske of Alchemy Orange have guest-curated an exhibition at Craft Victoria, explo...

Studio Visit

Kuku Yalanji Artist Tiarna Herczeg Creates Colourful Maps Of Country

The emerging artist shares how they found their creative voice and intuitive painting style, as their latest solo show opens in Sydney.
Christina Karras

Creative People

Artist and Yindjibarndi Elder Wendy Hubert On Mapping Country + Culture

Our new columnist Jirra Lulla Harvey talks to respected Yindjibarndi Elder, artist, Cultural Custodian and linguist, Wendy Hubert about Coun...
Jirra Lulla Harvey

Aboriginal Art

An Immersive Exhibition Celebrating First Nations Collectives + Creatives

'Collective Movements’ brings together diverse works from across the Koorie community for the Monash Museum of Art!
Christina Karras

Art

5 Remote Indigenous Art Centres Come Together In A Collaborative New Exhibition: ‘Our Country’

'Our Country' showcases work from five remote Indigenous art centres in a new exhibition at Brunswick Street Gallery, co-curated by Ngukurr
Christina Karras

TDF Collect

TDF Collect Presents: ‘Martumili Artists’

Introducing a group show in collaboration with the incredible Martumili Artists from Newman, Western Australia!

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TDF’s Top Picks For Parrtijma 2022, A Festival In Light

Parrtjima, A Festival in Light, kicks off on Friday, April 8 for a 10-night celebration of Country and culture with a program packed with li...

Shopping

Meet The First Nations Artists + Mother-Daughter Duo Behind Miimi And Jiinda

Lauren Jarrett and her daughter Melissa Greenwood share how they create heartfelt art that speaks to their culture as Gumbaynggirr women.⁠...
Christina Karras

Art

See Intricate Woven Works By Female First Nations Artists At ‘Thread Count’

See more than 100 bags and baskets made by female First Nations master weavers on display at 'Thread Count', showing now at Collingwood Yard...

Art

An Epic New Exhibition Celebrating The Women Bark Painters Of Arnhem Land

A conversation with Myles Russell-Cook, Curator of Indigenous Art at NGV, about 'Bark Ladies: Eleven Artists from Yirrkala', which is on now...

TDF Collect

TDF Collect Presents: 'My Life' By Maggie Green

An exhibition of 13 glowing, vibrant works from Mangala artist Maggie Green of Spinifex Hill Art Centre, 'My Life' tells the story of the ar...

Art

A Colourful Collaboration Between A Cape York Artist + MECCA

Southern Kaantju/Umpila woman Naomi Hobson’s original artwork will be realised as packaging and window features in 100 of the beauty brand...

Creative People

The Trailblazing Couple Behind Brisbane's New Indigenous Art Centre

Amanda Hayman and Troy Casey are the entrepreneurial couple behind Brisbane's most exciting new art gallery and retail space!

Art

Celebrating The Winners Of The 2021 Telstra NATSIAA!

We share highlights and winners from the country's most prestigious award for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists.

The Design Files acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the lands on which we work, the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to Elders past and present.

First Nations artists, designers, makers, and creative business owners are encouraged to submit their projects for coverage on The Design Files. Please email bea@thedesignfiles.net