Thursday, August 13, 2020

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‘What we see in our Country’: Yarrenyty Arltere 20 years on

 

A celebratory exhibition this month fell victim to the pandemic response. It would have shown where this valiant group of Town Camp artists have come from. KIERAN FINNANE reports on their persistence through the shutdown and aspirations for the future. 

Desert Mob: the enduring phenomenon


 
More than 200 artists are represented in Desert Mob; many more are active when you consider some of the big names missing from the show, obviously in too much demand elsewhere, and the many others whose work was available at the Market Place. Considered in light of the region’s population, it is phenomenal. KIERAN FINNANE reports on some of the highlights.

'A feast of art, a spread of characters'

 

 

From 33 works on show in the annual Portrait of a Senior Territorian Art Award, only three could be winners. KIERAN FINNANE reports the judges' short-list of six and the many tributes paid to the late artist Iain Campbell (his last self-portrait pictured).

'My future is in my hands': winning work

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Inaugural Vincent Lingiari Art Award winner Marlene Rubuntja celebrates her life in the Larapinta Valley town camp. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

Town camp artists do it their way

They are a group of people about whom much is said and written by others, but here is chance to see residents of the Alice Springs town camps express themselves in their own images and words. They tell us about daily life, spirit life, memory, reflection, aspiration. There is humour, affection, yearning, delight, pride. Two Alice Springs art centres, Tangentyere Artists and Yarrenyty Arltere Artists, have combined to present this exhibition, Our Way, Their Way, at RAFT Artspace. KIERAN FINNANE reviews.

Pictured: No Trouble Here? by Sally Mulda.

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