The women of Bábbarra are truly inspirational. They are more than artists and arts workers. They are activists who constantly fight against social disadvantage...
In 2016, the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair celebrated its 10th Anniversary. As part of the celebrations, the DAAF Foundation presented an exciting new event to the program: “From Country to Couture” - The DAAF Fashion Show! It was held on Friday, 5th August 2016 and welcomed over 400 guests. This spectacular event was the culmination [...]
The inaugural DAAFF Indigenous Film Festival was showcased at the iconic Darwin Deckchair Cinema from the 10-12th August 2016. Three feature films were screened very three balmy nights including: Ten Canoes, Putuparri and the Rain Makers and Bran Nue Dae. Each night DAAFF raffled the generous donations of stunning art works from participating Art Centres. [...]
Our panel discussion was yet another new event that was created to celebrate DAAF’s 10th Anniversary! The topic “What is Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art” generated robust discussions and encouraged the audience to think deeply about the very constructs of Indigenous art. Our own Franchesca Cubillo moderated the conversation which was animated by panelists [...]
The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair has been celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art for a decade
By: Claire Summers, Executive Director, Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation The nature of Art Centres and their journey to the fair, the role of art fairs in the Australian marketplace, and the evolution of DAAF over the past 10 years The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair has been celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art [...]