Papunya Tula Artists is entirely Aboriginal-owned and directed by the Pintupi artists of the Western Desert. The enterprise represents around 80 artists, with its primary gallery space in Alice Springs.
'We have stories that relate to the Dreaming as well as places that are pivotal to our lived experience. Sacred sites and places of significance cannot be replaced. In the same way, our knowledge is also irreplaceable.' Janina Harding, CIAF Artistic Director.
'I want to put Africa on the map by doing it ethically. I would love Umuhle Apothecary to become one of the pioneers of high-end African skincare today.' Thulie Sonjica Ellis, Founder of Umuhle Apothecary.
‘Within the pages of this crackling debut collection, Jazz Money guides us through the steps on how to make a basket, a learning seeped in a deep respect for country; her heart and veins, her soil and spirit. Poetry sings and calls to us on every page, within each line, sometimes quietly, but also with roaring energy. I adore this book, and will cherish having learned from Jazz Money that it takes true love to make a great poem.’ Tony Birch.
‘A literary tour that speaks to the imagination, connecting the canon of English literature to the lives of a mother and daughter whose own stories have been untold, Larissa weaves an exquisite tapestry that talks to our common humanity that lives within the stories we collect, treasure and share.’ Rachel Griffiths.
Based on the UK BAFTA award-winning series, ABC’s The School That Tried to End Racism explores a ground-breaking pilot program designed to provide school children with the tools to identify racial bias and make positive change.
“Indigenous young people are so incredibly important as they are the youngest generation of the oldest surviving cultures in the world. BLAKSOUND provides a much-needed space for them to share their vision of the future, connect and demand change within the music industry." Artistic Director and Founder of Digi Youth Arts, Alethea Beetson.
Beauty is about more than the body you inhabit -- it's a way of being that goes beyond genetics or societal ideals. Aboriginal writer and former model Sasha Sarago invites you to decolonize beauty, moving away from the monolithic Eurocentric archetype and towards a more essential, authentic understanding of self that belongs to everyone.
Raised in the 90s, whether you agree with me or not, it's when music still had heart, before its steady decline. Miiesha's soothing melodics and redemptive lyrics revive an era of RnB and Neo-Soul us die-hard fans can appreciate.
"When I stand on Country, it gives me a great sense of belonging and ownership.
The knowledge that the land I walk on today is the same land that my ancestors and elders walked on feel intrinsically magical and powerful." Tiarna Wynne, Miss NAIDOC Perth 2021 Finalist.
"We have to put things back to where it belongs. Beauty didn't start in Paris. It started in Africa thousands of years ago. I want my legacy to be - ancestrality is not dead - Rituels Originels d’Afique.” Salwa Petersen, Founder - Chébé du Tchad.
"However, there are still not enough women, let alone Indigenous women, in senior leadership roles and in governments. We want to keep smashing those glass ceilings and, if it’s the challenge we choose, replacing our glass slippers with steel-capped boots too!" Kristy Masella, CEO of Aboriginal Employment Strategy.
A hopeless romantic, I speak to Christine to get ALL the tea from what inspired her to bring us what she says: "Imagine if Insecure; Modern Love: The Podcast; and Dirty Diana made a pod-baby with a Zimbabwean-Aussie accent."
Deadly Denim is a First Nations Fashion editorial shot by Noongar photographer Cole Baxter. Blak brands include Deadly Denim, Gammin Threads, The Koorie Circle, Haus of Dizzy, Take Pride Movement and more.
Director Yandi Chali opens Repkulture's first retail outlet with Activate Perth. Let's meet the brand that aims to inspire African-Australian youth to have the pride and confidence to wear traditional African print as well as inviting all Australians to share and enjoy their love of culture and fashion.
Renowned for her ebb and flow style, Shantell’s collaborations include Kendrick Lamar, Lizzo, PUMA, Google, The Boston Ballet, Denver Art Museum and now Absolut Art for the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.