Ayakwa / Anindilyakwa News

Jan 12, 2018

Karningaba! We hope everyone is enjoying a gentle start to the year, and staying cool!! Groote Eylandt has been very quiet with the wet season heat as we move through January. As we wait restfully for the Art Centre to re-open we thought you’d like to read a December write up about the Art Centre…

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It’s A Wrap

Dec 21, 2017

…And it’s a wrap ( a silk one to be exact 😛) . The gallery is closed and we are having a holiday. Our website never rests and we will back on January 10 to post your goodies . Thanks to everyone who has bought our work and another big thank you to our dedicated team…

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Mukulubena (beautiful) Baskets – NT News feature

Dec 5, 2017

  Check out this NT News feature on our recent exhibition Mukulubena (beautiful) Baskets at Aboriginal Bush Traders. This exhibition runs until December 20 and features our new range of baskets created with ghost net & bush dyed textiles. As Aly shares in the article, “Theres something magical when you take this horrible thing out…

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NORTH Collection – In the press!

Nov 9, 2017

We were so excited to see Anindilyakwa silks celebrated in a number of publications as part of a collaboration with NORTH Home – a social enterprise working with Indigenous textiles from the top end. A number of unique pieces from this sleepwear collaboration are still available through our store. Accidental Discharge, Issue 4 – August 2017 Cool…

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From the archives: Tracks Dance Groote Eylandt Residency 1993

Oct 15, 2017

Sorry warning – this story may include images of people who have since died. The following photographs were taken as part of a Tracks Dance residency on Groote Eylandt back in 1993. The project involved 150 young people dancing “camp fire” dances of traditional clan totems. More information can be found on tracksdance.com.au. Umbakumba performers –…

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