Content tagged with Art

Urban representations: cultural expression, identity and politics

From mural art to the tradition of making possum skin cloaks, this book looks at artistic expression and its relationship to Aboriginal life and...

Publication or resource - 17 Feb 2015

Australian Aboriginal Studies: Issue 2, 2004

Abstracts for Issue 2, 2004 Return of the 'noble savage': misrepresenting the past, present and future M. J. Rowland The view that a ‘noble...

Publication or resource - 16 Feb 2015

Australian Aboriginal Studies: Issue 1, 2004

Abstracts for Issue 1, 2004 Aboriginal/Macassan interactions in the 18th and 19th century in northern Australia and contemporary sea rights claims...

Publication or resource - 16 Feb 2015

Australian Aboriginal Studies: Issue 1, 2007

Abstracts for Issue 1, 2007 The moral lexicon of the Warlpiri people of central Australia LR Hiatt This paper discusses words that match...

Publication or resource - 16 Feb 2015

Australian Aboriginal Studies: Issue 1, 2008

Abstracts for Issue 1, 2008 Rock-art of the Western Desert and Pilbara: Pigment dates provide new perspectives on the role of art in the...

Publication or resource - 15 Feb 2015

Australian Aboriginal Studies: Issue 1, 2010

Abstracts for Issue 1, 2010 Mediating conflict in the age of Native Title Peter Sutton (The University of Adelaide and South Australian Museum...

Publication or resource - 15 Feb 2015

Australian Aboriginal Studies: Issue 2, 2012

Abstracts for Issue 2, 2012 A profile of gambling behaviour and impacts among Indigenous Australians attending a cultural event in New South Wales...

Publication or resource - 15 Feb 2015

Australian Aboriginal Studies: Issue 1, 2013

Abstracts for Issue 1, 2013 We don’t leave our identities at the city limits: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in urban...

Publication or resource - 15 Feb 2015

Australian Aboriginal Studies: Issue 2, 2013

Abstracts for Issue 2, 2013 Indigenous higher education: overcoming barriers to participation in research higher degree programs Toni Schofield,...

Publication or resource - 15 Feb 2015

Transitional traditions: ‘Port Essington’ bark-paintings and the European discovery of Aboriginal aesthetics

The earliest surviving bark-paintings from northern Australia derive from the Cobourg Peninsula but until now little was known of their circumstances...

Publication or resource - 15 Feb 2015

Art

Remembering the future: Walpiri life through the prism of drawing

Summary What can drawings reveal about their makers? In 1953 anthropologist Mervyn Meggitt invited Warlpiri men at Hooker Creek to draw with crayons...

Publication or resource - 29 Jan 2015

Gong-Wapitja: Women and art from Yirrkala

Summary Contemporary women artists of the Yirrkala community in Northeast Arnhem Land create a wide variety of art and craft, from feathered string...

Publication or resource - 20 Jan 2015

Don't Ask For Stories: Women from Ernabella and their Art

Summary This collection of histories, in both written and illustrative form tells the story from 'first missionary coming', atomic bomb...

Publication or resource - 20 Jan 2015

Namatjira Family art exhibition and market day

The Country in Colour exhibition is almost fully installed ahead of the opening day Tuesday 25 November. (L – R) Costa Nikolakopoulos, John Paul...

News - 12 Dec 2014

Art

Between Indigenous Australia and Europe: John Mawurndjul

Summary Increasingly, Australian Indigenous art is drawing the attention of international audiences, in part because of the amazing stories the...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014

Remembering the future: Walpiri life through the prism of drawing

Summary What can drawings reveal about their makers? In 1953 anthropologist Mervyn Meggitt invited Warlpiri men at Hooker Creek to draw with crayons...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014

Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education Collaborative Research Network

The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) is one of four main partners in a Collaborative Research Network...

Research project - 2 Dec 2014

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