2021

Desert Mob Market Place 2021 – Alice Springs

We are excited to once again be part of the annual Desert Mob Market Place to celebrate 30 years! Desert Mob celebrates a milestone in 2021; 30 years of bringing together the art and culture of Aboriginal artists from millions of square kilometres of desert country and kinship. Initiated by the Araluen Arts Centre, the

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Boomalli X NAIDOC Pop UP – Sydney CANCELLED

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, this event has been cancelled. Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-operative is partnering with Mirvac and Broadway Centre to host a pop-up shop. Find clothing, bags and accessories by Ikuntji Artists at this year’s pop-up! Broadway Shopping Centre is in a prime location in Sydney’s inner suburb of Glebe. Here is a little

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Ikuntji Artists Pop-Up Fashion , Alice Springs

Ikuntji Artists Pop-Up Fashion Saturday 4th September 10am – 12pm At Central Crafts, Alice Springs After a highly successful event in 2020, We’re once again excited to bring you our Pop-Up Fashion event hosted at Central Crafts, Araluen Cultural Precinct. Featuring plenty of Ikuntji Artist designed bags, purses, t-shirts, Magpie Clothing and a small section

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Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair 2021 – Online Event!

This year we will be coming to you from Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair 2021 Digital version! Meaning you can browse and shop from anywhere in the world. The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair provides a unique opportunity to purchase artwork direct from over 70 Indigenous-owned Art Centres, whilst being immersed in an exciting program of traditional

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Eunice Napanangka Jack Wins National Indigenous Fashion Award 2021!

National Indigenous Fashion Awards (NIFA) 2021 This year we are incredibly proud to announce that Eunice Napanangka Jack has won the Textile Design category for her 2020/2021 Textile collection! And finalists nominations for the Textile Design Category: Alice Nampitjinpa Dixon, Keturah Zimran and Mavis Nampitjinpa Marks and the Community Collaboration Category for Ikuntji X Publisher

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National Indigenous Fashion awards 2021 – Finalists!

Ikuntji Artists are incredibly proud to have five finalists nominations for the National Indigenous Fashion Awards 2021! Textile Design Category Finalists: Alice Nampitjinpa Dixon Eunice Napapangka Jack Keturah Zimran Mavis Nampitjinpa Marks Community Collaboration Category Finalist: Ikuntji X Publisher Textiles Collection The 2021 Awards ceremony will take place in Darwin on Tuesday, 3 August 2021,

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Frock on 2021

Announcing a partnership between Ikuntji Artists and Flying Fox Fabrics to bring to you ‘Frock on 2021’ – spotlight on hand-printed indigenous designes fabric! This is a celebratory event that brings together Aboriginal fabric design and and people who like to sew. This event will see makers creating garments from our Ikuntji Textiles Collection. the

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‘Women in Social Enterprise – Remote Australian Communities and Cambodia’ – Affluent Society

In July 2021, we spoke with Affluent Society about our collaborative project with Flying fox Fabrics and Cambodian Artisans. you can check out the collection here. Women in Social Enterprise – Remote Australian Communities and Cambodia We spoke with three inspiring women whose social enterprises/organisations are integral to their communities – discussing the work they

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Kumuntjai Nampitjinpa Dixon finalist in the Fremantle Arts Print Award 2021!

Congratulations to Kumuntjai Nampitjinpa Dixon for being selected a finalist in the Fremantle Arts Print Award! The Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award is Australia’s premier showcase of prints and artists’ books. The award and exhibition, which have been running for more than 40 years, boast a national judging panel and $22,000 in prize money. The FAC Print

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Weaving Culture – Textiles aborigènes contemporains – Exhibition, France.

Celebrating the dynamism of the Indigenous Australian art textile movement, the exhibition presents a wide range of creations by contemporary artists working with textile as a medium in two very different regions of Australia: Maningrida in Arnhem Land on the far north coast and Haasts Bluff in the Red Centre desert. Inspired by their culture,

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Swiss Ambassadors visit Ikuntji Artists

This month Ikuntji Artists were excited to host Swiss Ambassadors Urs Walterlin, Correspondent for Swiss National Radio and Television SRF, HE Yasmine Chatila-Zwahlen, Ambassor of Switzerland to the Pacific, Christine Walterlin, and Pedro Zwahlen, Ambassador of Switzerland to Australia. Thank you for visiting our art centre and taking the time to talk to our artists

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‘Story Necklace’ Exhibition – South Australian Museum

Ikuntji Artists are excited to invite you to ‘Story Necklace’ exhibition, to be held at the South Australian Museum. The exhibition will showcase the deep cultural tradition of  jewellery, featuring our collaborative ‘story necklace’ and other beautiful works by Ikuntji Artists.  You will also be able to purchase jewellery from the SAM Store. About the

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Partjima 2021 – A Festival in Light

Ikuntji artists are excited to be involved in the next Parrtjima Festival 2021! In celebration of next generation artists, Daphne Marks and Francis Marhshall’s works will be part of the festival for the first time. Parrtjima – A Festival in Light will take place from 9-18 April 2021. FUTURE KULTCHA is based on the timeless

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International Women’s Day – Choose to Challenge Online Event

This event has been postponed and will now take place on March 31st, 4pm NT Time. Let’s celebrate this Year International Women’s Day On March 22, Moral Fairground in partnership with Flying Fox Fabric, Ikuntji Artists and Women for Women Cambodia will host an unrepeatable International Women’s Day Online Event featuring Aboriginal Artist Keturah Zimran

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FNFD x MFF – Melbourne Fashion Festival pop up 2021

Ikuntji Artists are excited to be involved in the MFF x FNFD Pop up Melbourne Central as part of this years Melbourne Fashion Festival. The pop up will be held at Melbourne Central Shopping centre. You will find bags from our newly released FFF X Ikuntji Range plus lots of incredible fashion and accessories by

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Finalist in Australian Small Business Champion Awards 2020

We are extremely excited to be nominated again finalist for the Australian Small Business Champion Awards 2020. The Australian Small Business Champion Awards is a prestigious and comprehensive program that supports and recognises small businesses across Australia. Offering a unique opportunity to highlight Australia’s most outstanding small businesses, the awards seek to recognise the hard

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DAAFF Yarns… with Ikuntji Artists

Read about Ikuntji Artists in DAAFF Yarns, Febuary 17th 2021. READ HERE “Our DAAFF Yarns series continues as we chat with some of our community’s key players, giving insight into Australia’s Indigenous arts industry and DAAFF’s role within it. Today we’re in the remote yet thriving community at Haasts Bluff, around 230 kilometres west of

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Country to Couture Public Broadcast

Tune in for the Public Broadcast of Country to Couture through NITV Facebook  On January 22nd 7pm AEST to see the Ikuntji X Magpie Goose collection and many more incredible Indigenous led fashion collections. An annual showcase of Indigenous textiles and fashion design. Supported by the Northern Territory Government via NT Major Events and iconic

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From Country to Couture 2020

Ikuntji Artists are proud to be part of this years ‘From Country to Couture’ event, which will showcase our collaborative Ikuntji X Magpie Goose collection. The collection features designs by Alice Nampitjinpa Dixon, Keturah Zimran, Eunice Napanangka Jack, Mavis Marks and Mitjili Napurrula. Country to Couture is back in 2020! Ending the year in style,

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