Finders Keepers & Fibre Arts Festival

Feb 14, 2019

Last November, Anindilyakwa Arts was sponsored by Finders Keepers, a design market which features the work of independent makers and designers from Australia, as part of their Indigenous Program which aims to encourage and support indigenous makers in their commercial endeavours. All set up was provided before and extra assistance in marketing and general support…

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Watch This Space – Men’s Art Program

Feb 11, 2019

In October last year the Anindilyakwa Arts team welcomed Tom Zagami into its folds. Tom joins us as the men’s coordinator with the aim of starting up the new program which will support male artists and traditional art. “After a period of setting up an office, storage space and work area in Angurugu, the Mens’…

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From One Island to Another, Creative Adventures for Artists Maicie Lalara and Annabel Amagula

Oct 30, 2018

On October 5, 2018, Anindilyakwa Arts project officers, Maicie Lalara and Annabel Amagula, along with Art Director, Aly de Groot, travelled overseas for the first time, to Indonesia, for several professional and skills development opportunities. First stop from their Island home was to another Island, Bali .to learn batik and plant dying techniques with Threads…

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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 Maicie and snaps from this weeks Umbakumba dyeing day.   Hello, my…

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Bali Skills Development – Threads of Life

Aug 29, 2018

In early October for two weeks, senior Anindilyakwa artists Maicie 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 Maicie & Annabel plan to…

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