Indigenous Australian Art

The second TARNANTHI – Festival of contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art – is on in Adelaide, South Australia. As a new Australian, I know that few people outside this vast country know much about indigenous Australian art, except for what we might see in curio shops and the…

Alice Springs soft sculptures

The first time I saw the work of Dulcie Sharp and the other artists of the Yarrenyty Arltere Art Centre, based in Alice Springs, was at the inaugural Tarnanthi Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art in Adelaide, South Australia, in October last year. Their soft sculptures with…