The Boomerang Effect – L’effet boomerang
From 19 May 2017 to 7 January 2018 exhibition ‘The Boomerang Effect – the Aboriginal Arts in Australia’ at the Ethnographic Museum of Geneva in Switzerland, unveils the museums’ collection and reveals the wealth of Indigenous Australia’s cultural heritage.
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Tracking Memories. Memory of country
Tracking Memories: reflecting on sixteen years of groundbreaking exhibitions Tracking Memories is about exploring the collective memory, culture and history of a country and a people. In this exhibition connections are made between the works of artists from three continents – Australia, Europe and Africa. This final exhibition at the AAMU Museum of contemporary Aboriginal art […]
One Road: Aboriginal Art from Australia’s Deserts
Iconic Canning Stock Route paintings tour Japan Iconic Indigenous paintings from the National Museum of Australia’s Canning Stock Route collection go on display in Japan today, at the start of a major international tour of a jewel in the crown of the institution’s National Historical Collection. One Road: Aboriginal Art from Australia’s Deserts opens at […]
Marking the Infinite: Contemporary Women Artists from Aboriginal Australia
Major exhibition of women Aboriginal artists launches North America tour in five distinguished museums. Aboriginal Australian art might not be well known in the USA, but a new exhibition Marking the Infinite, is set to leave its mark on American audiences. Featuring seventy works in mediums that range from paintings on canvas, paper and eucalyptus […]
LECTURE: CONTEMPORARY ABORIGINAL ART BY TESS ALLAS
On Wednesday 19 October at 6.30pm – Special lecture: Contemporary Aboriginal Art – presented by respected Aboriginal lecturer, curator and writer Tess Allas – as part of exhibition Scratching the surface at the Alliance Française de Sydney.
SCRATCHING THE SURFACE – Indigenous Australian artists working with and about the surface
From 19 Sep. to 3 Nov. 2016 at the Alliance Française de Sydney – “Scratching the surface” is an exhibition of works by Indigenous Australian artists who work with and about the surface
FESTIVAL – The first Aboriginal Australian Cinema Festival in Paris
The very first edition of the Festival of Indigenous Australian Cinema in Paris takes place on 1 – 5 June 2016, showcasing an impressive selection of documentary, fiction and short films, with 14 sessions at Cinema La Clef (Paris 5th), along with special events and discussion panels. Festival Director, Greta Morton-Elangué, an Indigenous Australian film-maker and […]
ANOTHER COUNTRY – Art Aborigene Contemporain
From 1st June to 10 Sep. 2016 takes place exhibition “ANOTHER COUNTRY – Art Aborigène Contemporain” as part of the first Festival of Aboriginal Australian Cinema in Paris
TABA NABA – AUSTRALIA, OCEANIA, ARTS BY PEOPLES OF THE SEA
From 24 March to 30 September 2016 the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco hosts “Taba Naba – Australia, Oceania, Arts by Peoples of the Sea” a major exhibition on the theme of oceans and water, organised in three interrelated sections:
– “Australia: Defending the Oceans at the Heart of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Art”,
– “Living Waters”,
– “Oceania islanders: past masters in navigation and artistic expression”.
Everywhen: The Eternal Present in Indigenous Art from Australia
From 5 February to 18 September 2016, the galleries of one of the most prestigious American university, the Harvard Art Museums, host landmark exhibition “Everywhen: The Eternal Present in Indigenous Art from Australia”.
Lifelines – Indigenous Contemporary Art from Australia
From 21 October 2015 to 5 September 2016 the Musée de la civilisation, Québec (CA) presents “Lifelines – Indigenous Contemporary Art from Australia” in collaboration with the University of Virginia’s Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection.
PANEL DISCUSSION – ETHICAL TRADE IN INDIGENOUS ART
Starting the Conversation: Ethical Trade in Indigenous Art is a public forum co-hosted by the Indigenous Art Code and Leichhardt Municipal Council to discuss issues surrounding the buying and selling of Australian Indigenous art. Who creates it? Who buys it? Who sells it? Who benefits and who doesn’t? Six expert panelists present their positions: the dealers, the artist, the […]