Image | Cassandra Trevilyan Hayes of Mimi Aboriginal Art Craft at 2019 Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair, photo by Dylan Buckee
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The vibrant Public Program runs alongside the Fair, with artist talks, masterclasses, material demonstrations, children’s activities, dance and cultural performances, and more!
The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation
The DAAF Foundation exists to provide vibrant and exciting platforms for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art and culture with a reputation for innovation, diversity and cultural integrity.
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IFP collaborates with First Nations Australians working in textiles and fashion. Home of the National Indigenous Fashion Awards (NIFA) and Country to Couture showcase!
Cultural Keepers Program
The Cultural Keepers: DAAFF Indigenous Curators Program and Symposium creates a national meeting place – an annual platform to connect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander curators with remote community artists, Arts Workers, and their Art Centres.
Erritja (wedge-tailed eagle), Anita Ratara, Terracotta and Underglazes, 2020, 23.5 cm x 15.5 cm, photo courtesy of Hermannsburg Potters. Practicing Art: A guide to DAAF 2021 ceramics, fine jewellery and sculpture As we come to the final part in our Practising Art...
August is an amazing time to be in the Top End of the Northern Territory! Each year, Larrakia Country hosts world renowned Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander events and awards that run alongside the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair! Like the Fair, they too have shifted...
Practising Art – a Guide to DAAF 2021 Textiles and Fashion Over the past few months, we’ve been introducing you to some of the dynamic art mediums you’ll be able to catch at this year’s DAAF online. We hope you’re feeling a little more armed to tackle the amazing...
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