Celebrating First Peoples arts, culture and language, the city of Melbourne hosts YIRRAMBOI Festival from 2 to 12 May, a vibrant showcase of exhibitions, theatre, dance, music, forums and workshops, across various venues. To name but a few, highlights include ‘YAWA: Journey’ a display of works by First Nations men and women who have experienced Victoria’s criminal justice system from 3 to 12 May at The Torch. Ngarigo artist Peter Waples-Crowe’s ‘insideOUT’ interrogates Blak and queer cultures at Koorie Heritage Trust from 4 to 12 May. Blak Market is a stage for fashion designers, jewellery makers, craftspeople and bush foods at the Meat Market on 5 May, and Glenda Nicholls shares knowledge and techniques for making decorative nets with workshops on 5 and 11 May.
Congratulations to Sydney based artist Debra Phillips; recipient of the Murray Art Museum Albury National Photography Prize 2020 for her work The Good. The Just. The Beautiful (2017)Read more
Formerly the National Indigenous Arts Awards, the First Nations Arts Awards recognise and celebrate the outstanding creativity and lifetime achievements of First Nations artists.Read more