Northern Australia’s Ghost Net Sculptures Make Long Journey to France.

Aug 11, 2021

Muséum D’historie Naturelle du Havre or, Le Havre Museum of Natural History honors Australia in its exhibition L’intimité d’un lien (1801-2021)  – The Intimacy of a Bond (1801 – 2021). The exhibition centres around 220 drawings by Charles-Alexandre Lesueur and Nicolas-Martin Petit from Napoleon Bonaparte’s expedition to Australia (1800 – 1804). Alongside these drawings, is…

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Warnumamalya Design Shares National Stage in Piinpi: Contemporary Indigenous Fashion

May 19, 2021

Anindilyakwa Arts is proud to have nine artists’ artworks and fashion collection pieces featured in this national exhibition showing at National Museum Australia (NMA). First showing at Bendigo Gallery from October 2020 – January 2021, Piinpi: Contemporary Indigenous Fashion will be showing at NMA until August 8 2021. The exhibition is described by NMA as…

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Maicie Lalara’s Yilkwa – Monster Fish on Tour

May 19, 2021

Maicie Lalara’s epic ‘Yilkwa – Monster Fish’ is part of a touring exhibition making its way around Australia. The exhibition will span thousands of kilometres and many months, not unlike the journey of the ghost nets Maicie weaves from. ‘I’m weaving a monster fish from the nets from our beach on Groote Eylandt. The net…

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Indonesian Adventures for Annabell and Maicie!

Feb 15, 2019

In October 2018, Anindilyakwa Arts project officers Maicie Lalara and Annabell Amagula, along with art director Aly De Groot, travelled to Indonesia for professional and skill development opportunities. For Maicie and Annabell it was their first overseas trip! In Bali, they learnt batik and plant dying techniques with Threads of Life, a fair-trade business that…

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Umbakumba Art Centre Opening

Feb 14, 2019

2018 has been an exciting year for Anindilyakwa Arts. For Umbakumba artists it has been quite significant. For over a year, the artists have been operating one day a week on the beach. As of October, a building by the beach lovingly known as ‘the beach house’ is now being used by artists three days…

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