posted by Indigenous art repertoire | 19.10.20
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Carriageworks, Australia’s largest contemporary multi-arts center, announced today that it will be presenting its fourth annual four-day South East Aboriginal Arts Market, November 26-29, 2020 (5:00 p.m. AEDT) . Hetti Perkins, and Wiradjuri / Kamilaroi artist Jonathan Jones.
SOUTHEAST is, as the name suggests, showcasing the creative diversity of Aboriginal art from South East Australia, bringing together 26 independent Aboriginal artists and collectives from: regional and coastal New South Wales, the ‘ACT, southern Victoria, the Murray-Darling watershed and Tasmania. .
The event is live due to restrictions around the coronavirus.
Proceeds from the sales of artwork will go directly to the artists – surprisingly really considering the costs to organize the event and promote the artists … until we hear about the generosity of our government (IVIAS) , as well as support from Bloomberg Philanthropies and Café Campos.
The range of disciplines presented includes wellness, fashion, art and design with work from a variety of mediums such as ceramics, jewelry, weaving, photography, sculpture, textiles, painting and works on paper.
Blair French, CEO of Carriageworks said, “Carriageworks remains deeply engaged in this annual event and this year’s online marketplace is an important step in ensuring that momentum is not lost in 2020. SOUTH EAST continues to be a unique opportunity for the community explore the work of Indigenous artists from the south. -East Aboriginal of Australia and directly support their practice during these difficult times by purchasing work.
Preservatives Hetti Perkins and Jonathan Jones said, “The SOUTH EAST Indigenous Arts Market celebrates today’s tradition, sharing ancient knowledge and ancient stories in a new way.
Bloomberg Philanthropies is a major partner of Carriageworks and the presenting partner of SOUTHEAST. The community event is also supported by partner Campos Coffee and the Australian government through the Indigenous Visual Arts Industry Support Program.
Jemma Read, Global Head of Corporate Sponsorship at Bloomberg describes: “Bloomberg is proud to support the Carriageworks Indigenous program and its work to celebrate Indigenous culture and artists in Australia. We are excited that Carriageworks is making the SOUTH EAST Indigenous Arts Market a digital platform this year. By empowering, nurturing and developing the careers of local Indigenous artists, Carriageworks continues to expand access to diverse voices in the arts across the continent and beyond. “
Sarah Lynch, Marketing Manager at Campos Coffee commented: “At Campos, we are passionate about supporting communities. From the original coffee growers and our valued coffee partners to the local artists who make our lives more colorful, these communities are so important because they bring people together and bond. We are proud to partner with Carriageworks and the SOUTHEAST Aboriginal Arts Market and look forward to celebrating the incredible creativity of our talented local Aboriginal artists.
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