Beanie Festival, Alice Springs

  This year’s Alice Springs Beanie Festival topic is ‘Reach for the Stars’. The biggest festival of its kind is held annually in Alice Springs and our artists created beanies in a workshop in preparation for the festival. This was the third time Ikuntji Artists contributed through workshops and our artists are excited to see

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Beanie Workshops

In collaboration with the Alice Springs Beanie Festival Ikuntji Artists will hold for the third time the beanie workshops. In previous years Ikuntji Artists won at the Festival! Artists, arts workers and community members are invited to participate and create some weird and wonderful beanies! The topic for this year’s Beanie Festival is ‘Under the

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Photography workshops with Tobias Titz

In a series of workshops arts workers and artists from Ikuntji Artists will experiment with the medium photography. Renowned photographer Tobias Titz will be guiding the artists and arts workers through the process and focus in particular on portraits of the artists. As part of the workshops artists will also create etchings about their country.

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Printing Workshop at Batchelor Institute, Alice Springs

In the latest series of workshops at Batchelor Institute in Alice Springs our artists have worked and experimented with shibori dyeing techniques, textile crayons and drawing onto fabric to create mastercloths. The artist have created a series of innovative designs, which they will develop into fabrics and then garments in the upcoming workshops. An overview

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Ikuntji Artists seed workshop at Beads, Beading, Beaded Conference, Australian National University ACT

Beads, Beading, Beaded: Developing Australian Indigenous Bead Research Join us this November for an exciting conference focused solely on Indigenous beading and research in Australia! Registration opens 1 September! Register for the conference via this link: https://anu.onestopsecure.com/ConferencingWeb/CreateBooking.aspx?E=BEADCONF Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander beadworkers from across Australia are still strongly encouraged to submit proposals to demonstrate

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From Country to Couture at DAAF, Darwin NT

‘From Country to Couture’ is an Indigenous Fashion Parade held before the opening of the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair in Darwin. In 2017, it showcases the collections of eight art centres and designers they have worked with in the previous year. The fashion parade was curated by Grace Lilian Lee, an Indigenous artist who has

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Digital Media Workshop at Ikuntji Artists

Over the period of two weeks arts workers and artists from Ikuntji Artists had the opportunity to learn how to interview, film and take photos of artists, models and the landscape. This is part of our Australia Council Chosen Funding, which aims at transferring knowledge from older to younger generations. Every day new skills around

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Arts worker photography workshop in collaboration with Desart

In June 2017, arts workers of Ikuntji Artists, Albie Jack and Jeffrey Jackson were supported through a photography workshop on site organised and funded by Desart with Steve Pearce. Arts workers learned how to take photos of objects and models. It enabled the arts workers to think beyond taking photos of artworks. They thought about

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Screen printing workshop at Ikuntji Artists

After 25 years Ikuntji Artists is returning to its roots: screenprinting on T-shirts! This workshop will remind founders of Ikuntji Artists of the first years of screenprinting and working on paper, and it will teach the young artists about the exciting techniques. Each artist will have the opportunity to create a set of designs, which

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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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