2015

Radiance – Artwork from Desert Country at FORM, Perth

ABOUT RADIANCE- ARTWORK FROM DESERT COUNTRY Radiance is a showcase of recent artwork by Indigenous artists from the desert art centres of Mimili Maku, Warnayaka, Tjungu Palya, Ernabella Arts, Papulankutja, Warlukurlangu and Ikuntji. The artwork in Radiance represents the desert in canvases which display melodic patterning and bold gesture that resonate with the sensuality of

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We are in Wonder LAND: New Experimental Art from Central Australia – Exhibition

Contemporary desert Aboriginal art is breaking new aesthetic and political ground as never before. New media and messages, new local and international collaborations, and new artists are energetically renewing and reshaping desert art and cultural traditions. The central and western deserts are lively, contested, thriving places, where urgent cultural and political claims are taking flight

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Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair 2015

Ikuntji Artists is proud to participate again this year in the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair in August. Come and visit our stall showcasing the most recent works from Ikuntji Artists. The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair showcases the contemporary fine art of over fifty Australia Indigenous Art Centres at its annual event. The fair is held

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Our Community Sanctuary

It’s all go at the Ikuntji Art Centre at the moment! Not content with running a festival, creating a men’s area and going to the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair, (as well as all the regular painting, jewellery making, tool making and basket weaving) we are also creating a Native Garden! The space will be a

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Men’s Area

Ikuntji Artists originally started as a Women’s Centre, but from 2005 when the focus shifted to Fine Art, we have been welcoming men into the place. As part of this, a dedicated men’s area with a separate entry point, is being built. Men from around the community are working hard to create the area and

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Alice Springs Beanie Festival 2015: Opposites Attract

Ikuntji Artists participates for the first time in the Alice Springs Beanie Festival! The 19th Alice Springs Beanie Festival will be held across Friday 19 – Monday 22 June 2015. We’re very pleased to announce the theme for 2015 will be Opposites Attract. We hope this will inspire Beanie Makers and visitors to our iconic

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Wonder LAND Prints

In March 2015 six artists from across Central Australia participated in an artist-in-residency at Cicada Press, University of New South Wales. The prints created during their time are shown in this wonderful exhibition. Christine Multa’s works created during this time are on show and for sale during this exhibition. Please also see these great reviews:

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Environmental Defenders’ Office Fundraiser Art Auction

Environmental Defenders’ Office in Darwin lost their funding from 1 July 2015. They have turned to Indigenous art centres in a bid to help raise funds to remain operating. They are hosting an art auction, during which they are hoping to raise between $30.000-50.000. Ikuntji Artists has donated artworks to support this cause. If you

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Transformations: Aboriginal Art Today – JGM Art

Transformations opening at Lacey Contemporary Gallery this May 13 2015, is an exhibition of contemporary paintings, sculpture and bark from living artists in the remote Aboriginal communities of Central, Western, and Northern Australia. The exhibition explores the transformation of traditional Aboriginal art, a culture that is 60,000 years old and is identified by ceremonial paintings

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Fashion design workshops 2015

In April 2015, Cathy Amouroux came and visited us at the art centre. Our artists worked with her in an intensive workshop on the ideas around art, fashion and design. A number of clothes and accessories were created throughout the workshops and will be on show later on during the year. Even some of our

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