2016

Kurlkayima Ngatha – Remember Me, Courthouse Gallery, Port Hedland

Exploring links between botany, land, and cultural identity, Kurlkayima Ngatha—Remember Me is an exhibition examining Pilbara Aboriginal societies’ methodology of plant use and knowledge systems. Kurlkayima Ngatha—Remember Me encompasses a range of art forms resulting from a project developed in partnership with IBN Corporation and the Yinhawangka, Banyjima, and Nyiyaparli people, and proudly supported by

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Bold and Beautiful at Talapi, Alice Springs

This exhibition showcases a variety of works from Central Australian art centres with a focus on bold and beautiful colours across the region. Installation shots of artworks by Ikuntji Artists’ Keturah Zimran and Alice Nampitjinpa Dixon (all photos are courtesy of Talapi).

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Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair 2016

Ikuntji Artists will be represented at the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair 2016 again! Come and say hello to our staff at the stall in August! 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 in Darwin, on Larrakia Lands,

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From Country to Couture – DAAF Fashion Parade

In an internationally and nation-wide first: From Country to Couture presents Indigenous Australian Fashion made in remote art centres across Australia. Ikuntji Artists will be featured with our resin jewellery, created with The Indigneous Jewellery Project, as part of this groundbreaking fashion parade. International top model Magnolia Maymuru will close the show wearing our resin

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Chants du Desert – Art aborigine contemporain, Ville d’Eu, France

Ikuntji Artists are proud to be shown alongside Yolande Hautefeuille’s Collection of Indigenous Australian art in France. This collection has been acquired by travelling far and wide throughout Australia over the past 20 years. Long Tom Tjapanangka, Eunice Napanangka Jack and Alice Nampitjinpa are some of the artists from Ikuntji Artists on show next to

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Malpa Wiru – Good Friends exhibition, Goolwa SA

Ikuntji Artists is part of this NAIDOC exhibition event at Goolwa Wharf in South Australia. Organised by Kiri Kiri Art from Victor Harbor the exhibition “Malpa Wiru – Good Friends” showcases artworks from remote Indigenous artists in the Central Desert. A variety of Indigenous artworks from remote art centres is showing the importance of country

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The Indigenous Jewellery Project

Ikuntji Artists has been part of the Indigenous Jewellery Project since 2014. It is an innovative way to develop and upskill jewellers from remote Indigenous communities. Are you interested in learning more about the project? Here is an interview with The Indigenous Jewellery Project co-ordinator Emily McCulloch Childs: Garland Article

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20th Alice Springs Beanie Festival, Araluen Arts Centre

Ikuntji Artists are proud to be represented in the 20th Alice Springs Beanie Festival ‘Spirit of the Land’ Exhibition! The opening of the exhibition will be at 6.00 pm ‘Spirit of the Land’ Exhibition & Competition Opening Entertainment Rusty and the Infidels, Drum Atweme, Yapa Styles Fashion Parade and The Awesome. Beanies for sale. Delicious

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Kungka Kotara – Alice Nampitjinpa and Eunice Napanangka Jack, Tunbridge Gallery, Perth

This exhibition showcases the works of Alice Nampitjiinpa and Eunice Napanangka Jack. For the first time these two old ladies are represented side-by-side each other. Their paintings tell the stories of their country along the WA/NT border, at Talaalpi and Lake Mackay, Tjukurrla. In conjunction with Ikuntji Artists we are delighted to exhibit, for the

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Beanie Workshop

Ikuntji Artists is excited to be part of this year’s Alice Springs Beanie Festival: In 2016 we are celebrating two decades of warm and woolly friendship and creativity at the festival. We want to celebrate our diverse country and cultures in our work. Out do your self for this very special anniversary exhibition. Beanie Festival

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KURLKAYIMA NGATHA – REMEMBER ME at FORM, Perth

Exploring links between botany, land and cultural identity, Kurlkayima Ngatha—Remember is a new, multi-part exhibition examining Aboriginal societies’ methodology of plant use and knowledge systems. Kurlkayima Ngatha—Remember Me encompasses a range of art forms including film, documentation, paintings and installations, and opens at FORM Gallery on 26th February 2016 from 6-8 pm. Kurlkayima Ngatha—Remember Me

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The Blooming Desert at Talapi

This exhibition at Talapi, Alice Springs showcases works from Aboriginal-owned Art Centres, inspired by the desert after rain. Introspective, soft and gentle works included in this exhibition are from Artists of Ampilatwatja, Ernabella Arts, Ikuntji Artists, Iwantja Arts, Mimili Maku Arts, Kaltjiti Arts and Papunya Tjupi amongst others.

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“Put yourself in my shoes” – Keturah Zimran and Alice Nampitjinpa exhibition at Suzanne O’Connell Gallery, Brisbane

This exhibition at Suzanne O’Connell Gallery will feature paintings, shoes and photographs. “Put yourself in my shoes” invites people to walk in the artists’ shoes, representing their country, their experience of walking through country and their understanding of the world. The original shoes were donated by Kanparrka Store at Ikuntji/Haasts Bluff. They are the shoes

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Artmart, Darwin

Artmart 2016 is a 3-day pop-up exhibition this coming May which celebrates (mainly) local talent and kickstarts the early dry season. Artmart began in 2015 as a way of drawing attention to Parap as an art gallery hub, with the Northern Centre for Contemporary Art joined by fellow Parap-based Nomad and Outstation galleries to form

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EDONT Aboriginal Art Auction Launch 2016, Darwin

The Environmental Defenders Office Northern Territory has again secured the incredible support of the NT’s incredible network of Indigenous art centres and artists. This support will allow us to, once again, hold a unique art auction showcasing a brilliant array of over 40 indigenous works from all over. More details will be posted here as

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Bush Trip

In collaboration with the Land Management Unit from the Central Land Council, the Youth Program from Macdonnell Regional Council and researchers Ikuntji Artists visited and camped at Muruntji west of Ikuntji/Haasts Bluff. This camping trip was a great opportunity for artists and family members to connect to country, tell stories, record these and teach younger

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Autumn Salon / Easter 2016 at Whistlewood Gallery

New works by favorite artists + rising stars of Aboriginal art. With launch exhibition of The Indigenous Jewellery Project – resin, silver, bead, natural material + mixed media jewellery and small objects by artists of Ernabella Arts, APY Lands and Ikuntji Artists, Western Desert. Featuring also new paintings on canvas and walka boards, ceramics and

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2015

Exposition Kaléidoscope millénaire – exhibition in Brussels

Join us for the first dedicated exhibition to Ikuntji Artists at Aboriginal Signature – Estrangin Fine Art in Brussels! This exhibition features a selection of the latest works by Ikuntji Artists representing some of the most exciting artistic developments from Haasts Bluff in recent years. Installation shots of the exhibition courtesy of Aboriginal Signature –

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Jewellery has always been here – JamFactory/Tarnanthi

An exhibition of jewellery, small objects and films that investigates Anangu jewellery and other three-dimensional design tradition and experimentation. It features works created in the new mediums of resin and silver, from workshops undertaken on country with Kate Rohde, curated by Emily McCulloch Childs. We are so excited to finally launch our amazing jewellery! This

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Desert Mob Exhibition 2015

Over 25 years, Desert Mob has cemented its reputation as an exhibition unlike any other and as one of the most anticipated and important Aboriginal art and cultural events in the nation. Bringing together Desart (The Association of Central Australian Aboriginal Art and Craft Centres) member art centres from across the Northern Territory, South Australia

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