Umbakumba Dyeing Day

Sep 21, 2018

Maicie Lalara, is the team leader for Umbakumba Community at Anindilyakwa Arts on Groote Eylandt, off the coast of East Arnhem Land. In the next few weeks, the new Umbakumba art space will open on Umbakumba beach. Here are a few words from Maicey and snaps from this weeks Umbakumba dyeing day. Hello, my name…

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Bali Skills Development – Threads of Life

Aug 29, 2018

In early October for two weeks, senior Anindilyakwa artists Maicey Lalara & Annabel Amagula will travel with art director Aly de Groot to Indonesia for skills development in natural dyeing. This skills development will continue a long tradition of cultural exchange between the Anindilyakwa & Indonesia. Upon return to community Maicey & Annabel plan to…

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Annabel Amagula a finalist for the 2018 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize

Aug 29, 2018

‘Story Bag’ – Woven Sari Silk & Ghost Net pulled from the Arafura Sea We’re thrilled to announce that senior Angurgu artist Annabel Amagula has been nominated for the prestigious Woolahra Small Sculpture Prize, an annual award held in Sydney. Established in 2001, the Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize attracts strong support from artists, collectors and critics…

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Wrap Up: Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair & Natsiaa’s

Aug 29, 2018

Maicey Lalara, Abby & Celina celebrating an incredible weekend in Darwin! It’s a wrap! A big congratulations to the artists and team who worked tirelessly to make our time Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair wonderful. Thank you to all our customers for valuing everyone’s hard work and talent with many of you returning more than once. A huge…

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Akaburrakajinama at Aboriginal Bush Traders, Darwin

Aug 29, 2018

On Friday night,Akaburrakajinama opened at Aboriginal Bush Traders, a collection of bush dyed homewares from Groote Eylandt.   Akaburrakajinama (meaning ‘Lights On’ in Anindilyakwa language) is a striking showcase of the innovation and diversity of practice of Anindilyakwa artists. The exhibition brings the natural palette and subtle aesthetic already so popular across the bush dyed jewellery…

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