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Talking up Textiles | Community Fabric & Indigenous Industry

Talking Up Textiles Community Fabric and Indigenous Industry

Travelling with Yarns was an Indigenous Textile Forum that took place in Gunbalanya, Arnhem Land, in August 2012. Designers and textile printers from many remote Art Centres from the Top End traveled to the Forum to share stories and discuss common issues and directions for the industry.

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ANKAAA’s 25th Anniversary Celebrations

ANKAAA 25th Anniversary 2012

ANKAAA celebrated its 25th anniversary, in conjunction with the Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards, with a presentation of traditional dancing from each of the four ANKAAA regions – Arnhem Land, Tiwi, Kimberley and Katherine/ Darwin.

Arts Backbone August 2012

Arts Backbone, August 2012

  In this issue: 25thth Anniversary Edition Working Together: ANKAAA 25 Years of Keeping Art, Country and Culture Strong 1987-2012, By Christina Davidson, ANKAAA CEO ANKAAA Value Statement: What is True and Important to Us Becoming an Artist, By Djambawa Marawili AM Reflecting on ANKAAA’s Beginnings, By Djon Mundine OAM – Founding member of ANKAAA […]

Digital Archiving and Keeping Place Support Handbook

Digital Archiving and Keeping Place Support Handbook

This short Digital Archiving and Keeping Place Support Handbook is an Association of Northern Kimberley and Arnhem Aboriginal Artists (ANKAAA) initiative to address some of the issues that surround conserving, preserving and archiving cultural materials in Indigenous community settings in the 21st century.

Arts Backbone Dec 2011- Jan 2012

Arts Backbone Jan 2012

In this issue: Message from the ANKAAA Chairperson – Djambawa Marawili AM Yalangbara: Art and Landcare, by Banduk Marika Yulyurlu Lorna Fencer Napurrurla, By Margie West, Curator Regina Pilawuk Wilson: New Textile Designs and Paintings By Regina Pilawuk Wilson and Harriet Fesq, Durrmu Arts ANKAAA Artists Receive Prestigious Art Awards! ANKAAA Artists Exhibiting Internationally Mavis […]

Arts Backbone Aug 2011

Arts Backbone Aug 2011

In this issue: Message from the ANKAAA Chairperson – Djambawa Marawili AM ANKAAA Board of Directors 2011-2012 Bardayal ‘Lofty’ Nadjamerrek AO, by Keith Munro, Museum of Contemporary Art Women with Clever Hands: Gapuwiyak Miyalkurruwurr Gong Djambatjmala, By Louise Hamby, ANU Twined: Weaving and Abstraction Warmun Art Rescue, by Chris Durkin, ANKAAA Mulka Homeland Libraries, by […]

Arts Worker Extension Program 2010-11 (Pilot Program)

ANKAAA Arts Worker Extension Program 2010-11

The ANKAAA Arts Worker Extension Program is an intensive professional development program for eight high achieving, long serving Indigenous Arts Workers from the ANKAAA membership. The group includes two Arts Workers from each of ANKAAA’s four regions, Arnhem Land, Darwin/Katherine, the Kimberley and the Tiwi Islands. The Arts Worker Extension Program contributes to ANKAAA’s overarching […]

Arts Backbone 2010

Arts Backbone-Aug-2010

Founded in 2001 ANKAAA’s Arts Backbone magazine gives insight into what is happening in Aboriginal Art Centres across the Top End of the Northern Territory and Western Australia.

ANKAAA Chairman receives Order of Australia Award

Djambawa receives australia day award

ANKAAA Chairman Mr Djambawa Marawilli was appointed as a Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia for service to the arts as a sculptor and a painter, to the preservation in Indigenous culture, to arts administration, and as a mentor of emerging artists.

Arts Backbone 2009

arts backbone june 2009

Founded in 2001 ANKAAA’s Arts Backbone magazine gives insight into what is happening in Aboriginal Art Centres across the Top End of the Northern Territory and Western Australia.

Watch: Australian Indigenous artists talk art business.

Waringarri Arts interview agnes armstrong

Our Art, Our Art Industry: Australian Indigenous artists talk art business. This project was funded by the Sidney Myer Fund. The Our Art, Our Art Industry project is a joint project of the National Association for the Visual Arts Ltd (NAVA), the Association of Northern, Kimberley and Arnhem Aboriginal Artists Inc (ANKAAA) and Desart.

Arts Backbone 2008

Arts backbone June 2008

Founded in 2001 ANKAAA’s Arts Backbone magazine gives insight into what is happening in Aboriginal Art Centres across the Top End of the Northern Territory and Western Australia.

Arts Backbone 2007

Arts Backbone Dec 2007

Founded in 2001 ANKAAA’s Arts Backbone magazine gives insight into what is happening in Aboriginal Art Centres across the Top End of the Northern Territory and Western Australia.

Arts Backbone 2006

Arts Backbone June 2006

Founded in 2001 ANKAAA’s Arts Backbone magazine gives insight into what is happening in Aboriginal Art Centres across the Top End of the Northern Territory and Western Australia.

Arts Backbone 2005

Arts Backbone Dec 2005

Founded in 2001 ANKAAA’s Arts Backbone magazine gives insight into what is happening in Aboriginal Art Centres across the Top End of the Northern Territory and Western Australia.

Arts Backbone 2004

arts-backbone-Dec-2004

Founded in 2001 ANKAAA’s Arts Backbone magazine gives insight into what is happening in Aboriginal Art Centres across the Top End of the Northern Territory and Western Australia.

Arts Backbone 2003

Arts Backbone Sept 2003

Founded in 2001 ANKAAA’s Arts Backbone magazine gives insight into what is happening in Aboriginal Art Centres across the Top End of the Northern Territory and Western Australia.

Arts Backbone 2002

arts backbone dec 2002

Founded in 2001 ANKAAA’s Arts Backbone magazine gives insight into what is happening in Aboriginal Art Centres across the Top End of the Northern Territory and Western Australia.

Arts Backbone 2001

Arts backbone Aug 2001

Founded in 2001 ANKAAA’s Arts Backbone magazine gives insight into what is happening in Aboriginal Art Centres across the Top End of the Northern Territory and Western Australia.