As Betty Muffler’s September cover artwork for Vogue Australia becomes available to buy as a print, Patricia Adjei, a Wuthathi, Mabuiag Islander and Ghanaian woman from Sydney and head of First Nations Arts and Culture at the Australia Council for the Arts, writes about the importance of the First Nations art world.
Casa de las Américas acogerá, de manera virtual, desde este lunes 12, la cuarta edición del Coloquio Internacional de Estudios sobre Culturas Originarias de América.
In streets and kitchens across Canada, viewers and participants can interact with virtual public art to be reminded of diverse histories and communities. This is through Nuit In Your Neighbourhood, a new virtual component of Toronto’s ongoing Nuit Blanche festival, which runs until Oct. 12.
The Australia Council has today released updated Protocols for using First Nations Cultural and Intellectual Property in the Arts. The protocols address key legal, ethical and moral considerations for the use of Indigenous cultural material in the arts.
First published in 2002 and revised in 2007, this protocol guide endorses the rights of Indigenous people to their cultural heritage and supports Indigenous creative practice. This protocol guide encourages self-determination and helps build a strong and diverse Indigenous arts sector. These are key goals and priority areas of the Australia Council for the Arts.
A new survey of First Nations musicians provides timely insights into the strengths, challenges and needs of the First Nations music sector.