A month-long program of Indigenous Art on the Northbridge Piazza and Forrest Place Superscreens in celebration of NAIDOC Week.
This incredible screen schedule of Indigenous art and culture features animation, sculpture and painting from across Australia.
Featuring digital exhibitions:
The exhibition showcases the wonderful works of the talented weavers from 26 remote communities on the NPY lands. As well as photographs of the artists at work in the spectacular landscapes of the region, the exhibition will feature Ngayuku Papa: Bluey and Big Boy and Ngayuku Papa: Tiny, two short videos which bring the weavings to life through stop-motion and storytelling.
Lines in Parallel brings together over 40 artworks by artists from two important art centres in the Northern Territory, highlighting the concurrent spiritual, ritual and historic narratives unique to these remote regions. Artworks from Bula’bula Art Centre in Ramingining, central Arnhem Land, 4,400 kms away, will be on display alongside paintings by significant Tiwi Island artists, from the Munupi Art Centre on Melville Island.
Ikuntji Artists was the first art centre established by women in the Western Desert Art Movement. Today Ikuntji Artists are represented in many national and international galleries and institutions. Their art is famous for bold colour choice, decisive brush strokes and a long legacy of internationally renowned artists.
Martumili Artists was established by Martu people living in the communities of Parnpajinya (Newman), Jigalong, Parnngurr, Punmu, Kunawarritji, Irrungadji and Warralong, and it draws on strong influences of aboriginal art history.