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WA’s Mangkaja Arts Resource Agency has teamed up with Australian fashion brand Gorman to co-design a collection that will launch this August. Despite working with over 80 local and international artists and creatives over the past decade, this is Gorman’s first time collaborating with Indigenous artists. Mangkaja artists are known for their dynamic use of […]

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Ros Moriarty, the managing director of Indigenous design and strategy studio Balarinji, has been selected as a finalist for the Women in Design Award 2019. Ms Moriarty has been recognised for her work assisting the integration of Indigenous design into areas such as public art, urban regeneration and infrastructure. One of sixty women nominated for […]

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Stories of country and culture are being shared through the release of the Tiwi Collection, a fashion line created by women from the Tiwi Islands in collaboration with NORTH. Senior Indigenous artists from Munupi, Jilamara and Ngaruwanajirri Arts Centres, based in Pirlangimpi, Milikapiti and Wurrumiyanga across the Tiwi Islands, painted their unique designs and printed […]

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Young Djab Wurrung Gunditjmara designer Tarni Jarvis has been selected to have her VCE (Victorian Certificate of Education) design project displayed as part of Melbourne Museum’s Top Designs exhibition. Ms Jarvis, 18, completed her schooling at Ballarat High School and created a sustainable and traditional Indigenous dance outfit for her ‘Project Design and Technology – […]

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The Royal Children’s Hospital (RHC) and RCH Foundation are seeking applications from First Nations artists, or artist collectives, interested in producing a piece to be permanently installed within the hospital’s Parkville campus. The Royal Children’s Hospital CEO Sue Hunt, said the commission—worth $100,000—is about acknowledging the rich cultural history of our First Nations peoples. “The […]

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