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SERVICES

 

From newly Aboriginal art amateurs to collectors and institutions, IDAIA provides international audiences with the opportunity to appreciate and access Aboriginal art’s rich diversity.

ACQUISITION

Advising and sourcing Aboriginal artworks for all types of acquisition projects:

  • from first acquisition to collection complement
  • from accessible quality to investment and museum-quality standards

 

EDUCATION

Developing regular educational programs and on-demand events such as:

  • thematic lectures – varying from general introduction to specific subjects and more academic, historical or economic perspectives
  • on-site guided tours of major institutions’ collections and exhibitions in Australia and overseas
  • field trips exploring Aboriginal community art centres throughout Australia’s traditional territories

 

ADVANTAGES

 

  • ETHICAL PRACTICES

are used to ensure authenticity and highest quality, fairness for both artists and buyers, and Aboriginal art’s sustainability by sourcing artworks only from the official Aboriginal art structures and applying the Aboriginal art centres retail prices.

  • A 360° ACCESS

offered to the complete range of artworks options in terms of regional styles and artist status – sourcing works among all the traditional Aboriginal art centres or equivalent organisations, and urban-based artists spread across Australia.

  • A TARGETED CHOICE

is proposed to help you finding the most appropriate and best value-for-money artworks, guided by a dedicated methodology with simple, concrete tools and online portfolios, and a personal approach and expert advice.

TESTIMONIALS

 

Without a thorough knowledge of Aboriginal art or art in general we were entirely reliant on IDAIA and its recommendation. IDAIA, within a very short period of time, managed to educate us, extract our preferences and recommend a shortlist of paintings. The painting [we chose] immediately connected with us due to its regional story, colour scheme and expression. We are very, very grateful for IDAIA’s advise and especially thank Solenne Ducos-Lamotte for her professionalism, passion and deep understanding and knowledge of Aboriginal art – outstanding experience !

Alex Lippner, Austria, Partner Ernst&Young

 


The trip across Australia’s Top End organised by IDAIA was fabulous ! It was such a strong emotion to find ourselves in Aboriginal country. We were particularly moved by this people’s simplicity and authenticity.

Elodie & Pierre-Yves Calloc’h, Spain

 

Thank you for your great work during the visit [of the Aboriginal art collection at the Musée du quai Branly]. The attendees were extremely pleased with the tour and with the evening.

Max Lamour, Language Lab Director, Eurogroup, France