Warnumamalya Design Shares National Stage in Piinpi: Contemporary Indigenous Fashion

Pink Dress, 2018, Maicie Lalara, plant dyes and recycled sari silk, Anindilyakwa Arts. Model: Nelitta Nunggumajbarr. Photo: Anna Reynolds.

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 ‘a celebration of Indigenous art, history and culture through contemporary fashion and design. It brings together a selection of garments and textiles by First Nations designers and artists from around Australia.

Seedpods Top and Pant, 2019, Grace Rosendale, linen, Hopevale Arts and Cultural Centre and Queensland University of Technology. Model: Magnolia Maymuru. Photo: Bronwyn Kidd.