ANKAAA puts Aboriginal artists and Art Centres in touch with organisations, resources and each other.
Top left: Evangeline Wilson with Tina Baum, Curator of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art at the The National Gallery of Australia. Connecting Aboriginal arts workers from remote communities with leading Indigenous arts professionals is a key component of the ANKAAA Arts Worker Extension Program interstate internships.
Left: New networks of expertise were created during an ANKAAA Harvesting Traditional Knowledge workshop at Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Art Centre, Yirrkala in 2013. Conservation professionals from leading Australian art museums met with senior Aboriginal cultural practitioners. Left to right: Yinimala Gumana, Kerry Head, Carolyn McLennan and Erica McCreedy.
Right: Stanley Taylor from Mowanjum Arts and Culture in the Kimberley Region (right) assists Max Gumana from Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Art Centre as he demonstrates how bark stripping is done in North East Arnhem Land at an ANKAAA Harvesting Traditional Knowledge workshop. It brought together arts workers from different regions of northern NT and WA to share knowledge with each other, and with visitors from museums and arts institutions from across Australia.Return to Services Main Page >>