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Step into… Buku-Larrŋgay Mulka Centre

Step into… Buku-Larrŋgay Mulka Centre

Northeast Arnhem Land is a place like no other. While words cannot truly do it justice or bring to life the magic of a country and peoples so deeply connected, I was fortunate to spend some time there in October 2020, working at the world renowned Buku-Larrŋgay Mulka Centre… Words by Nina Fitzgerald

DAAFF Yarns… with Franchesca Cubillo

DAAFF Yarns… with Franchesca Cubillo

We chat to our esteemed Foundation Chair Franchesca Cubillo, who balances this vital role with her day job as Senior Curator Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art at the National Gallery of Australia.

DAAFF Yarns… With Lisa Waup

DAAFF Yarns… With Lisa Waup

Lisa Waup’s art practice incorporates weaving, printmaking, photography, sculpture, textiles and installation, eloquently illustrating her life’s journey through discovery and connection…

DAAFF Yarns… With Jessica Clark

DAAFF Yarns… With Jessica Clark

We chat to curator Jessica Clark, a proud Palawa woman with English, Irish, Turkish, and French ancestry, who currently lives and works in Naarm, Melbourne…

DAAFF Yarns… with Joann Russo

DAAFF Yarns… with Joann Russo

Taking a moment to have a yarn and walk in someone else’s shoes can help us understand different perspectives and reflect on how we can work together. In this series, we’re connecting with people from across DAAFF’s community to learn and share in some of their knowledge about the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts industry and DAAFF’s role within it. Today we chat to Art Centre Manager Joann Russo, who works out of Girringun Aboriginal Art Centre in Far North Queensland.

Words | Camilla Wagstaff