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Image | Cassandra Trevilyan Hayes of Mimi Aboriginal Art Craft at 2019 Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair, photo by Dylan Buckee
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Art Centre Expressions of Interest are now open…
Image | Arpaka dancers from Thursday Island, Queensland, performing at the 2019 Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair. Photo by Dylan Buckee.
Be part of Country to Couture in 2022
Designer, artist and Art Centre Expressions of Interest are now open…
Image | Country to Couture finale, 2021, photo by Savvy Social
Image | 2020 online Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair, photo by Dylan Buckee
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.
Join the DAAF Foundation family and see how you can support our Art Centres and programs throughout the year…
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.
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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!
IFP collaborates with First Nations Australians working in textiles and fashion. Home of the National Indigenous Fashion Awards (NIFA) and Country to Couture showcase!
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The National Indigenous Fashion Awards (NIFA) provide a vibrant and exciting platform to recognise and celebrate the innovation, diversity and ethical practices of Australia’s First Nations peoples…
Country to Couture
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First Nations textiles and fashion collide in a colourful showcase of wearable art at the Country to Couture runway event. A celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander textiles and fashion design…
We're revisiting some articles from this year's Art Collector DAAF 2021 Special Edition. Hermannsburg potter Anita Ratara Mbitjana creates from a deep connection to Country. Words by Claire G. Coleman, July 2021On the narrow winding road to Ntaria...
We're revisiting some articles from this year's Art Collector DAAF 2021 Special Edition. Puuni Brown Nungarrayi hails from a generation of Papunya painters carrying on a formidable legacy with a fresh twist. Words by Andrew Nicholls, July 2021Papunya is iconic in...
We're revisiting some articles from this year's Art Collector DAAF 2021 Special Edition. Vibrant patterns over dark backgrounds make the colours in Cassaria Young Hogan’s paintings sing. Words by Louise Martin-Chew, July 2021Excitement is building at Ninuku Arts,...
The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation is deeply grateful for our supporters and partners.