Published 01 March 2019
Published 01 September 2018
Interview with Bluey Roberts.
Contemplating the work of Lin Onus the artist, the arts administrator and the panel beating mechanic.
Published June 1990
Looks at the works of Abie Jangala from Lajamanu and the country about 500 kilometres north west of Alice Springs.
In the 1940s the name Albert Namatjira became a household word and the skill of this Arrernte artist brought the vivid colours and beauty of the central Australian landscape into the galleries and living rooms of Australia. He and other painters who lived around Hermannsburg mission and in Alice Springs came to be known as the Arrernte watercolour school.
Describes the vital and valuable Aboriginal artists in residence program at the Flinders University of South Australia.
"I joined the Jabiru Cabaret in Cairns as one of the ten founding cast members in November 1988. The excitement for me as a performer, is to bridge the gap of understanding between various races, colours, cultures and countries. To witness the audience reaction to us as a group performing in three distinct areas makes us all feel very close to achieving the message of a minority through our art."
Looks at the art practice of two artists from the Cairns College of TAFE and the Associate Diploma of Art.
Examines the Desert Designs Company formed by Stephen Culley and David Wroth which began in the early 1980s.
John and Ros Moriarty of Jumbuna Designs in interview.
In 1989, Jon Altman, Chris McGuigan and Peter Yu were asked by the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs to look into the viability of the Aboriginal Arts and Crafts industry, to point to ways to improve its efficiency and effectiveness and to advise which government programs could give cost effective support to the industry and to recommend managing and marketing strategies.
Interview with Djon Mundine and Howard Morphy at Ramingining in Arnhem Land, Northern Territory (with assistance from Luke Taylor).
Emerging from the heart of central Australia is the most exciting and dynamic development in modern Australian art. The materials are modern -acrylic on canvas. But the content is traditional - mythical and ritual.
This is a critical time in the history of the wider region of Cape York Peninsula.