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2022

Ikuntji X Native Swimwear at Australian Fashion Week, Sydney

INDIGENOUS FASHION PROJECTS Ikuntji Artists is really excited to be partnering with Native Swimwear Australia for their new collection. Designs by our talented superstar Keturah Zimran will be featuring on the Afterpay Australian Fashion Show runway as part of the ‘Keturah to Coutour’ collection by designer Natalie Cunningham. This will be an amazing show, head

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Donate to print our Ikuntji Textiles book

Ikuntji Artists presents Ikuntji Textiles, a book about the development of the designs, their stories and the artists behind them, and the collaborations. This full colour publication gives an insight into our range of wearable art textiles. Texts included range from interviews with our artists in Luritja and English, expert voices in the field of

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Ikuntji at the Melbourne Design Fair

Ikuntji Artists is excited to be included in the Melbourne Design Fair in March 2022! Ikuntji is proud to be represented by Jam factory with the collaboration of artist Keturah Zimran and industrial designer Caren Ellis. They worked together using Keturah’s Puli Puli (rocks) designs to create the curvaceous Boulder Chair and Boulder Footrest. Presented

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Art Centres Supporting our Elders (NARI)

Ikuntji Artists are proud to have been a part of NARI’s (National Ageing Research Institute) Study ‘Art Centres Supporting our Elders’. Learn More here and watch the videos NARI_MV133 A5 Booklet – Art Centres Research Report_V2.1-Spread

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Ikuntji Artists Goes to Paris

The biggest collaboration in Ikuntji Artists history. IDAIA will be launching it’s new collection of Indigenous textile accessories featuring Ikuntji Artists designs at the iconic Parisian department store BHV Marais from January 29, 2022 The launch is part of the BHV’s special event “Couleurs Australie – A chromatic journey”, from January 29 to February 27,

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2021

Art Centres Online: A virtual event of story-telling direct from the desert.

Art Centres Online: A virtual event of story-telling direct from the desert. Celebrate the evolving expression of Central Australian Aboriginal Art over eight days with Desart’s series of short films and online MarketPlace.Speaking from Country, artists share the stories of their work, culture and communities. Be taken into the art centres and onto the homelands

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Artists in Residency Program – Gallery of Central Australia

In September 2021 Ikuntji Artists Alison Multa and Pam Brown travelled to the Gallery of Central Australia (GOCA) in Yulara for an artist residency program. Thank you to everyone at GOCA for hosting us! Here are some action shots from their time

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IOTA21 CONFERENCE AND FASHION EVENT – ‘Curiosity and the Cloth’

As part of this years Indian Ocean Craft Triennial, we are exited to be part of the fashion event ‘ Curiosity and the Cloth’, with a selection of garments made through our project Frock On 2021. CURIOSITY AND THE CLOTH SUNDAY 19 SEPTEMBER; 6.30PM BOOLA BARDIP, WA MUSEUM, PERTH CULTURAL CENTRE A fashion event like

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Frock On 2021! Exhibition and Awards Night

We invite you to come and celebrate handprinted fabrics + creativity! Join Ikuntji Artists & FFF at the Frock On 2021 exhibition + Awards Event Details: Date and time Sat., 7 August 2021 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm ACST Add to calendar Location Songlines                       

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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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‘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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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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2020

Keturah Zimran’s ‘Puli Puli’ Mural – Darwin

We are thrilled to share with you Keturah Zimran’s ‘Puli Puli’ mural, which now graces the Darwin city scape. In 2020 Zimran’s artwork was chosen to be painted as a mural on the new Litchfield Car Park in Darwin CBD.

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Desert Mob Symposium 2020 Online Screening

In July Desart came out to Ikuntji/Haasts Bluff to film for the 2020 Desert Mob Symposium. Walter Jugadai and Keturah Zimran talked about their trip to Germany and Switzerland earlier this year. The film will be screened as part of this years Desert Mob Symposium online. The Desert Mob Symposium The 2020 Desert Mob Symposium

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Ikuntji + Publisher Collection

Ikuntji Artists are proud to present our fashion collaboration with Publisher Textiles! The collection features designs by Eunice Napanangka Jack, Keturah Zimran, Mavis Marks, Lisa Multa and Leonie Kamutu. Each piece has been crafted by Publisher and the fabric screen-printed by hand. Shop the collection

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Art Centres Supporting our Elders: A good news story (NARI) – Films

This story invites the audience to listen to Elders, artists and staff from three Aboriginal community controlled art centres as they share the vital role they play in keeping their Elders strong and connected. Elders are the backbone of these centres and play a critical role in maintaining intergenerational connection. Watch the videos here: Art

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Alice Nampitjinpa Dixon wins Gorman Collaboration!

We are thrilled to announce that Alice Nampitjinpa Dixon’s artwork, ‘Tjilkamala – Porcupine rockhole’, has been selected as a winner for the 2020 Gorman Colab Competition. This will mean a capsule collection in 2021! Congratulations to the other winners, Melanie Macilwain, Luke Arnold and Etta Vee.

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Artists trip to Germany and Switzerland, Australia Council for the Arts

In February, 2020, Ikuntji Artists travelled to Germany and Switzerland to visit collections in the Linden Museum, Stuttgart, The Museum der Kulturen, Basel and The Bernisches Historisches Museum, Bern, funded by the Australian Council for the Arts. Check out photos, videos and stories from our trip on our Facebook and Instagram.

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Ikuntji X Magpie Goose Collection launch

Ikuntji Artists and Magpie goose are excited to launch their collaborative clothing collection! This limited edition collection of hand screen printed, Australian made clothing, features designs from Ikuntji Artists; Eunice Napanangka Jack, Alice Nampitjinpa Dixon, Keturah Zimran, Mavis Marks and Mitjili Napurrula. About Magpie Goose Magpie Goose is a fashion social enterprise showcasing the bright,

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2019

NARI (National Ageing Research Institute) Art Centre Research Project

Ikuntji Artists have been working with NARI’s research team involved in researching the role of art centres in remote Australia in supporting older Aboriginal people, and those living with dementia. Read more from NARI here In September this year, CAAMA (Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association) came out to Haasts Bluff to film Artists and staff

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