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9-11 AUGUST
LARRAKIA COUNTRY & ONLINE

DAAF 2024

9-11 AUGUST
LARRAKIA COUNTRY & ONLINE

Experience the rich diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, design and culture at the 18th Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair on Larrakia Country and Online.

Mark your calendars from the 6-11 August 2024 for an action packed week in the Top End!

Save the Date

Experience the rich diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, design and culture at the 18th Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair on Larrakia Country and Online.

Mark your calendars from the

6-11 August 2024

for an action packed week in the Top End!

DAAF Takes Home a Brolga!

Art Centre Registrations NOW OPEN

Art Centre Registrations are now open to be part of the 18th Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair, on Larrakia Country and online this August!

Join our DAAF Foundation Family

Together we can see our Art Centres thrive! Taking no commission on art sales, DAAF Foundation relies heavily on the generosity of our community. If you have the capacity, however big or small, we ask you to join the DAAF Foundation Family by making a tax deductible donation.

“DAAF Foundation does so much for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, helping to support and uncover this talent, and provide platforms to showcase their work. It means the world to me to be able to collaborate with such a respected organisation.”

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Jessica Mauboy, DAAF Foundation Community Ambassador

About our Foundation

The DAAF Foundation celebrates the rich cultural and artistic diversity of Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Centres. We are a not-for-profit, Indigenous organisation, owned and governed by the 75+ Art Centres we represent…

Cultural Keepers Program

A national meeting place and platform connecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander curators with remote community artists, Arts Workers, and their Art Centres…

What is an Art Center?

Art Centres play an important role in maintaining and strengthening cultural practices. They operate as meeting places and offer opportunities for training, education, career pathways and enterprise…

Make an Ethical Purchase

DAAF Foundation takes no commission. 100% of all art sales go directly back to the Art Centres, artists and their communities.

IFP collaborates with First Nations Australians working in textiles and fashion. Home of the National Indigenous Fashion Awards (NIFA), Country to Couture showcase, Pathways Program, Best Practice Initiative and IFP Runway!

DAAF News

Painting Through Feeling

Painting Through Feeling

Yindjibarndi painter Marlene Harold has developed an adaptive and original mix of dot and splatter techniques in her practice to create vivid, impressionistic depictions of Country.Words by Arlie Alizzi Image | Elder and Artist Marlene Harold in front of the Pilbara...

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Woven Together

Woven Together

Mary Dhapalany, Woven Mat. Pandanus and natural dyes, 110 x 110cm. Courtesy of the Artist and Bula’Bula Arts.  Mary Dhapalany’s art practice is part of a rich tapestry of tradition woven together by women through countless generations. Words by Arlie AlizziArtist Mary...

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