Indigenous art

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Drones of the desert: an ancient Aboriginal story comes to life with cutting-edge technology
The Wintjiri Wiru show at Uluru tells an Anangu sacred story using more than 1,100 drones, light projections and traditional music

Rafqa Touma

13, May, 2023 @3:22 AM

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‘Another Juukan Gorge’: Darwin’s Middle Arm hub threatens Indigenous rock art, traditional owners say
Exclusive: Larrakia people say they have not been properly consulted on planned industrial precinct, which is near ‘priceless’ cultural site

Lisa Cox Photography: Mike Bowers

11, May, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Asia’s ‘thirst’ for Indigenous Australian art on full display in South Korea
Three Indigenous artists are representing Australia at the 2023 Gwangju Biennale, fascinating audiences who rarely see art from the world’s oldest living culture

Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen in Gwangju

08, May, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Archibald prize 2023: Julia Gutman wins $100,000 for portrait of Montaigne
The unanimous decision was announced on Friday at the Art Gallery of NSW, where all finalists will be exhibited from 6 May

Kelly Burke

05, May, 2023 @3:40 AM

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Charlie Flannigan: the Aboriginal stockman who sketched 19th-century life from death row
During his 10 months in jail the jockey and drover drew 82 drawings of life on the outside, while controversy raged over his sentence

Tory Shepherd

04, May, 2023 @3:00 PM

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WA police seized photos from home of journalist who took images of ancient rock art being removed
Eliza Kloser says she was stopped by police while photographing the art’s removal from Burrup peninsula and then had images seized from her Karratha home

Nino Bucci

03, May, 2023 @3:29 AM

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National Gallery of Australia to halt promotion of Aboriginal art exhibition over authenticity concerns
Review under way to determine if Indigenous artists ‘exercised effective creative control over the creation of the paintings’

Tory Shepherd

27, Apr, 2023 @8:35 AM

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NGA commissions review of Aboriginal art show after alleged contributions by non-Indigenous workers
Gallery’s decision follows investigation which claims white workers interfered in the making of artworks by black artists

Cait Kelly

11, Apr, 2023 @10:10 AM

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Remote WA peninsula with rock art nominated for world heritage listing
Indigenous groups say decision to nominate Murujuga cultural area is ‘deeply hypocritical’ because of government support for industrial projects in the area

Graham Readfearn

10, Feb, 2023 @3:39 AM

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Archie Moore becomes second solo Aboriginal artist to represent Australia at Venice Biennale
Kamilaroi/Bigambul artist uses smell to evoke memory and explores racism and national identity through flags

Sian Cain and Kelly Burke

08, Feb, 2023 @1:10 AM

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‘The government has listened’: Australia’s peak bodies praise $300m federal arts policy
Launched by Anthony Albanese at Melbourne live music pub the Espy, the policy offers welcome support for the beleaguered industry

Kelly Burke

30, Jan, 2023 @4:57 AM

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Music, literature and First Nations at the forefront of a $300m boost to the arts, Labor to announce
Albanese government’s new Revive program an attempt to reverse declines to the arts sector but financial details not expected until May budget

Kelly Burke

29, Jan, 2023 @11:30 AM

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