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Havesting Traditional Knowledge, 2013

Harvesting Traditional Knowledge is a two-way learning process that tells us about Indigenous and non-Indigenous approaches to the conservation of cultural materials. Many national museums and galleries have extensive collections of Australian Aboriginal cultural objects. Often, these historical objects are fragile and require conservation treatment to make sure they are kept in good condition. At […]

Arts Worker Extension Program

2014 Arts Worker Extension Program, Canberra

The ANKAAA Arts Worker Extension Program (AWEP) is an intensive nine month professional development program for nine high achieving, Indigenous arts workers from the ANKAAA membership. The group includes arts workers from each of ANKAAA’s four regions: Arnhem Land, Darwin/Katherine, the Kimberley and the Tiwi Islands. Since 2010, 34 arts workers from ANKAAA Art Centres […]

Arts Worker Extension Graduate Program

2012-13 AWEP Graduates World Indigenous Conference, Darwin 2013

In 2014, ANKAAA launched the new Arts Worker Extension Program (AWEP) Graduate Program, which provides AWEP Graduates with ongoing, tailored skills development and project support that targets their individual workplace needs and goals. The Graduate Program also provides ongoing opportunities for networking and industry participation, and builds on the capacity of Graduates to mentor others.

Harvesting Traditional Knowledge

Harvesting Traditional Knowledge

Harvesting Traditional Knowledge is a two-way learning process that tells us about Indigenous and non-Indigenous approaches to the conservation of cultural materials. Many national museums and galleries have extensive collections of Australian Aboriginal cultural objects. Often, these historical objects are fragile and require conservation treatment to make sure they are kept in good condition. At […]

NT Arts Infrastructure Project

Art Centre Infrastructure Project

In 2009, ANKAAA Art Centres received approximately $5.8 million in funding from the Aboriginal Benefits Account (ABA). The funding was administered through the national ABA office to support critically needed infrastructure development in Northern Territory Aboriginal communities. This funding responded to the 2007 Senate Inquiry recommendation that outlined the strong role of Art Centres on […]

Geek in Residence

Australia Council for the Arts

The Geek in Residence program is an Australia Council for the Arts initiative that supports organisations funded by the Arts Organisations Division to develop their digital skills in various areas throughout their organisation.

Djambawa Marawili: Art is my weapon

(CENTRE) AT THE GRADUATION CEREMONY FOR ANKAA'S ARTS WORKER EXTENSION PROGRAM

One of the people that the Prime Minister will be consulting is Djambawa Marawili AM, the senior ceremonial leader of the Blue Mud Bay region of North East Arnhem Land and a member of the Prime Minister’s Indigenous Advisory Council.

Traditional Knowledge Recording | Jilamara Arts & Craft, Tiwi Islands

C:\Users\CMA\Desktop\ANKAAA\Website\Images\Traditional Knowledge Recording Jilamara Tiwi

ANKAAA Resource and Development Officer, Guy Hancock assisted Jilamara Arts and Craft staff, artists and Elders with the video recording of  traditional songs in Tiwi language. Eleven songs were recorded, sung by Rachel Puruntatameri, Doriana Bush, Mary Elizabeth Moreen and Pedro Wonaeamirri. Later in the day, children from the primary school practiced the dances for each song […]

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Arts Law 30th Birthday fund-raising dinner

Arts Law Centre of Australia

Arts Law is holding a 30th birthday gala fund-raising dinner at Parliament House in Darwin on 3 September 2014. In the weeks leading up to the event Arts Law would like to hold an online fund-raising auction of artworks and then on the night of the dinner, also have a live auction. Their aim is […]

Arts Backbone Aug 2014

Arts Backbone August 2014

In this issue: Welcome by Djambawa Marawili AM, ANKAAA Chairman Djilpin Arts, The Company of People, By Fleur Parry, Manager, Djilpin Arts Gapuwiyak Calling, Phone-made Media from Arnhem Land, By Dr Jennifer Deger, The Cairns Institute Joonba, Junba, Juju: Song and Dance Cycles of the Kimberley, By Esther Gyorki, Gallery Coordinator, Warmun Art Centre YAMA: […]

Arts Worker Extension Program 2014

ANKAAA Arts Worker Extension Program 2014

The ANKAAA Arts Worker Extension Program is an intensive nine month professional development program for eight high-achieving, long-serving Indigenous arts workers from the ANKAAA membership. The group includes arts workers from each of ANKAAA’s four regions, Arnhem Land, Darwin/Katherine, the Kimberley and the Tiwi Islands. Now in its fourth year, the Arts Worker Extension Program continues to […]

Arts Backbone Dec-Jan 2013-14

Arts Backbone Dec-Jan 2013-14

In this issue: Introduction by Christina Davidson, ANKAAA CEO The Mount Bundy Statement, 2013 ANKAAA Annual Conference 2013, Mt. Bundy Station Harvesting Traditional Knowledge – String Making Workshop Harvesting Traditional Knowledge – Kimberley Workshop ‘Mari’wi or Waltarima’ by Geoff Crispin, Manager, Jilamara Arts and Crafts The Larrakia Petition in ‘Treaty Yeah?’ String Theory: Focus on […]

Purchasing Aboriginal Art | An Ethical Buying Guide

Purchasing Aboriginal Art

Purchasing Aboriginal Art: An Ethical Buying Guide is available in English, French, German and Japanese. The brochure is aimed at informing consumers about the ethical purchase of Indigenous art and will be distributed through art centres, art galleries, tourist centres, back packers, hotels and art organisations.

Arts Backbone August 2013

Arts Backbone Aug 2013

In this issue: ‘Always Together, Not Alone’ By Christina Davidson, ANKAAA CEO Mowanjum Artists Spirit of the Wandjina By Jenny Wright, Art Centre Manager Gija Women in Paris By Roseleen Park, Warmun Art Centre ‘Our Living Land’ Waringarri Arts in Shanghai By Cathy Cummins, Manager Waringarri Aboriginal Arts What Makes a Place a Home? By […]

Arts Worker Extension Program 2013

ANKAAA Arts Worker Extension Program 2011

The ANKAAA Arts Worker Extension Program is an intensive nine month professional development program for eight high-achieving, long-serving Indigenous arts workers from the ANKAAA membership. The group includes arts workers from each of ANKAAA’s four regions, Arnhem Land, Darwin/Katherine, the Kimberley and the Tiwi Islands. Now in its third year, the Arts Worker Extension Program continues to […]

Sustainable Economic Development for Northern Australia 2013

nailsma Northern Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance Ltd

Indigenous Participation in Sustainable Economic Development for Northern Australia 2013 The vibrant network of Indigenous owned community Art Centres supported by ANKAAA play a vital role in the economy of Northern Australia. Sales of artwork provide essential economic support for artists and families in communities and homelands while also fulfilling a vital role in keeping culture […]

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