Art + Soul series 2 - ABC Arts/ Screen Australia Exploring the dynamic world of contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art and artists, focusing on the pre-eminent collection at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.
At the Istanbul Biennial Australian artist Vernon Ah Kee presents edited news footage of demonstrations and riots on Palm Island, Queensland, in 2004, following the death in custody of a young Aboriginal man who was detained for singing Who Let the Dogs Out within earshot of a police car. Image: Vernon Ah-Kee, Brutalities and Lynchings.
Have you noticed the eerie whispering when you walk through Hoog Catharijne Utrecht at night? Or seen the enormous teapot on top of the building? It’s part of ‘Call of the Mall’, an art project organised by Stichting Kunst in het Stationsgebied. The work of twenty-five artists - all based on a theme of world change - can be experienced throughout Central Station and the mall this summer.
(Loc) Posted on May 26 2016 at 10:11PM: National Sorry Day is an annual event that has been held in Australia on 26 May since 1998 to remember and commemorate the mistreatment of the country's indigenous population. During the 20th century Australian governments' policies resulted in a "Stolen Generation"i.e. "Aboriginal children separated often forcibly from their families in the interest of turning them into white Australians". The date 26 May carries great significance for the Stolen…
Victorian-based artists Steaphan Paton and Megan Cope have been awarded the prestigious Koorie Artwork Commission for the Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre at Melbourne Museum. Their installation Transcendence will enliven the Bunjilaka entrance with a unique interactive artistic landscape which will further enrich visitor's engagement with Victorian Koorie culture.
THE FUTURE IS ALREADY HERE – IT’S JUST NOT EVENLY DISTRIBUTED 18 March– 5 June 2016 Reinterpret history through contemporary art as the MCA is transformed into The Embassy of Translation for the 20th Biennale of Sydney