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Indigenous artists calling on new government to crack-down on fake Aboriginal art

The Coalition is expected to address laws to help stop and monitor the sale of fake-Indigenous art in Australia later this year; something First Nations artists are urging needs to be addressed immediately.   Indigenous artist Michael Connolly, a Kullilli and Murruwari man from south-west Queensland and northern New South [...]

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Brisbane Youth Mural Naidoc 2018

NAIDOC 2018 3/09/2018 ​NAIDOC murals at BYETC. ​As part of this year’s NAIDOC celebrations, artists Stephen Hogarth and Stacey Wheatley visited the centre to complete a mural that addresses this year’s theme of ‘Because of her I can’.  The students involved, have all been studying visual arts at BYETC with teachers Ken and [...]

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The growing presence of inauthentic Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ‘style’ art

Here we take the theft of Indigenous culture seriously. The Committee has published its Report on the impact of inauthentic art and craft in the style of First Nations peoples.On Thursday, 10 August 2017 the Committee adopted an inquiry into the growing presence of inauthentic Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander [...]

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