This year's Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair is about family and kinship. Besides being a great place for families to gather and spend family day together over a 3 day long weekend, the Art fair was a showcase of works by families of Artists. Be it family units who sold Art pieces by their kins to [...]
We're broadcasting this lovely ad on Southern Cross television. Will you help us spread the word about DAAF by sharing Franchesca Cubillo's wonderful vision for the fair with others?
Screen Printed Fabric from Injalak Arts & Crafts 1:15pm, Sunday 11 August, Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Talking up textiles: An Industry Report launch with ANKAAA Screen print on linen fro -Palngun Wurnangat See the full 2013 Program. Travelling with Yarns was an Indigenous Textile Forum that took place in Gunbalanya, Arnhem [...]
Not long to go! Only three weeks remain until the launch of the 7th annual Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair. It's running 9-11 August 2013. Have you saved the date?? Franchesca Cubillo speaks at NAIDOC Week on the 50th anniversary of the Yirrkala Bark Petitions The DAAF board chair Franchesca Cubillo spoke last week at the [...]
The Darwin Aboriginal Arts Fair Foundation Board invites “Expressions of Interest” for Art Centre representatives, who could commit to contributing significantly to the development of the Fair as a national and international event.
Congratulations to Gabby Brown! She's the winner of the $1,000 prize for filling out the surveys. Thanks to everyone who worked hard to create this year's fair. Here's a few more videos we've created from the fair! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D3vPYS-tPe0 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cAGFUL6pF0I&feature=channel&list=UL
We've managed to catch DAAF Foundation Chairwoman Franchesca Cubillo for an interview. Ms Cubillo officially opened the 2012 DAAF on 10 Aug 2012. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PhAF25gVhHY Franchesca Cubillo is the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation Chairwoman. Ms Cubillo also serves as the Senior Curator of the National Gallery of Australia. On 12 Aug 2012, she officially opened [...]
It's almost here folks! We're just doing our bump in now and hope to see you tomorrow. Here's a promo video courtesy Ben Cunningham: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cv3XoeFHvEI
The future of the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair has been assured with the formation of a new executive charged with leading the ongoing growth and success of the annual Indigenous arts event. The new Darwin Aboriginal Arts Fair Foundation will be chaired by Franchesca Cubillo, a Larrakia women who is the Senior Curator of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art at the National Gallery of Australia.
The fifth annual Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair, held in August at the Darwin Convention Centre, has defied art market trends and reported continued growth in 2011 with record visitor numbers and an overall increase in sales generated by the event. Investment in Aboriginal art has taken a sharp dive since the global financial crisis and [...]