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Art

Indigenous Art

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...

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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!

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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.

Indigenous Art

15 Excellent Indigenous Art Centres To Support And Celebrate!

We've spoken to some experts, and pulled together this guide on purchasing Aboriginal artwork ethically, and some ideas of where to find it!...

Creative People

A Powerful Group Show From Seven First Nations Artists

Curated by Jenna Lee, Craft Victoria's latest exhibition, 'Elemental', examines seven First Nations artists personal, spiritual and ancestra...

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Building New Legacies With The Hermannsburg Potters

The Hermannsburg Potters are a famous Indigenous artist collective located in Ntaria on Western Aranda Country, painting vivid stories of Co...

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A Mother-And-Son Duo Telling Stories Of Central Queensland Through Quilts + Painting

Artist and Bidjara, Ghungalu and Garingbal man Dale Harding and his mother, renowned textile artist Kate Harding, exhibit works together for...

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Intricate Bark Artwork From The 'Top End', On Show At Koskela

'Top End Bugi' at Koskela showcases 36 incredible bark artworks from three art centres in Arnhem Land.

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The Winners Of The 2020 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards

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

TDF Collect

TDF Collect Presents ‘Different Sorta Colour’ – An Online Exhibition

Get to know the five artists in our Indigenous group art exhibition, 'Different Sorta Colour'. Sales are open now!

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An Online Exhibition From Tangentyere Artists, Central Australia's 'Town Camp Artists'

From 18 communities around Mparntwe (Alice Springs) comes a diverse exhibition celebrating rain, colour and memories!
Sasha Gattermayr

TDF Collect

'I Been Born There' By Maggie Green At TDF Collect – A Virtual Walkthrough!

In lieu of being able to open this spectacular exhibition, we made a video with SIRAP to bring Maggie Green's debut solo show to you!

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Yaritji Tingila Young Is Leading The Way For The Next Generation Of Indigenous Artists

A mother, an artist and a leader, we explore the profound work of Yaritji Tingila Young, on the APY Lands in remote South Australia.

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Painting Birdsong With Nyangulya Katie Nalgood

The bright and brilliant exhibition ‘Jalmarra-jarti, All the birds have wings’ at Paul Johnstone Gallery, Darwin.
Miriam McGarry

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The Artist Bringing Traditional Indigenous Weaving Onto The Canvas

Regina Pilawuk Wilson's exhibition ‘Deme Ngayi Nimbi – I made it with my hands’ is on show in Sydney until October 16th.
Miriam McGarry

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Announcing The Winners Of The 36th Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards

From 280 entries, we take a tour through the best of Australia’s Indigenous art awards.
Miriam McGarry

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Weaving The Way With The Carmichael Women

Jo Hoban meets Freja, Elisa and Sonja Carmichael – the family of fibre artists dedicated to continuing cultural knowledge.
Jo Hoban

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 – we would love to hear from you.

Please email us here.