Jewellery workshop at DAAF

Join Ikuntji artists to learn one of Indigenous Australia’s oldest forms of art making. Ininti seeds, which naturally occur in various colours including red, yellow, orange, dark red and brown, are paired with gum nuts to produce striking jewellery. Artists will teach participants how to individually prepare and decorate gum nuts for this process, before

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Artists in the Black at Ikuntji

“In June, Arts Law solicitors Donna Robinson and Roxanne Lorenz, together with Carmel Young, Acting Program Manager at Desart, travelled to the Ikuntji Art Centre at Haasts Bluff, 250km west of Alice Springs. While they were there they developed wills for many of the artists and advised on estate issues. The Artists in the Black

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2019 Beanie Festival workshop

In collaboration with the Alice Springs Beanie Festival 2019, Ikuntji Artists will hold for the forth time the beanie workshops at the Art Centre. In previous years Ikuntji Artists have 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

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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 of 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

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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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Lantern making workshop at Ikuntji Artists

In a workshop with consultant Nathalie Bastier artists from Ikuntji Artists created a range of lanterns. The lanterns are all based on the idea of everyday life in a remote Indigenous community. They are made of paper, wire and glue – creating an ephemeral yet glowing object.

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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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