Four remarkable projects building Indigenous culture

By Martin Portus, 6 June 2014

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts

Four remarkable projects building Indigenous culture

By Martin Portus, 6 June 2014

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts

'Four outstanding artists have been honoured at the Australia Council’s National Indigenous Arts Awards held recently at the Sydney Opera House.  While the artists hail from across Australia, pursue different art forms and range in ages from 23 to late 80s, each of their works showcase another perspec'....

Garrmalang Festival and our cultural surplus

By Hannah Donnelly, 21 May 2014

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts

Garrmalang Festival and our cultural surplus

By Hannah Donnelly, 21 May 2014

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts

'Cultural festivals are a powerful space for supporting local community governance structures and participation in decision-making, and a stimulating new festival recently held in Darwin is doing just that.The Garrmalang Festival is the first major Indigenous festival of its kind in Darwin and the first ever Indigenous festival to be held at the....

The sharing of stories through Rekindling at Bangarra

By Adrian Burnett, 4 March 2014

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts

The sharing of stories through Rekindling at Bangarra

By Adrian Burnett, 4 March 2014

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts

'In 2013, Bangarra Dance Theatre launched its new youth program Rekindling, designed to inspire and develop the next generation of Indigenous story tellers by using dance to reconnect with their cultures.Rekindling is an intensive dance based program for secondary stude'....

A new crop of mentees JUMP into action

By Eleanor Zeichner, 13 February 2014

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts

A new crop of mentees JUMP into action

By Eleanor Zeichner, 13 February 2014

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts

'As Day 2 of the JUMP Mentoring Intensive begins all the mentees sit cross-legged on the floor of the Merlyn Theatre of Malthouse in Melbourne.  Emily Sexton, Artistic Director of Next Wave explains that all conversation shuts down as soon as peop'....

The Australia Council launches its Reconciliation Action Plan 2013 – 2015

By Julie Spatt, 9 December 2013

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts

The Australia Council launches its Reconciliation Action Plan 2013 – 2015

By Julie Spatt, 9 December 2013

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts

'The Australia Council for the Arts recently launched its second Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) - Innovate 2013 – 2015. We asked questions of staff who had either been directly involved with the RAP or held roles that would influ'....

ILBIJERRI International Indigenous Explorers

By Brad Spolding, 26 September 2013

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts

ILBIJERRI International Indigenous Explorers

By Brad Spolding, 26 September 2013

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts

'Over the last four years ILBIJERRI Theatre Company has experienced a growing audience for our work. We believe this is reflective of a growing interest in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander performance from audiences across the country. Internationally, there is clearly a market for Indigenous performance with many Austr'....

Art connects and creates our culture into the 21st century

By Lydia Miller, 22 August 2013

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts

Art connects and creates our culture into the 21st century

By Lydia Miller, 22 August 2013

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts

'The executive director of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts at the Australia Council presents the second Awaye anniversary lecture. Lydia Miller has had a long career in the arts '....

spaced 2: future recall

By Alex Bellemore, 13 August 2013

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts

spaced 2: future recall

By Alex Bellemore, 13 August 2013

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts

'Spaced is an organisation that operates out of Perth and provides platforms for residencies, exchanges and new work to be undertaken in remote areas of Western Australia; linking the very best artists with these communities. Acting Director, Hannah Mathews talks to Alex Bellemore about the spaced projects.Alex Bellemore:....

Clancestry: Past and future collide for an unprecedented celebration of country

By Tori McClelland-Fletcher, 22 July 2013

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts

Clancestry: Past and future collide for an unprecedented celebration of country

By Tori McClelland-Fletcher, 22 July 2013

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts

'Only one year in and Clancestry is already being pegged by the media as ‘destined to become a signature event on the Queensland cultural calendar’.Dubbed as a festival created by the Indigenous community, for the Indigenous community, the three-day event celebrated and showcased both traditional and contemporary artforms '....