Indigenous Art and Context in Rural Australia

Fascinating article form Arts Hub exploring how the Desert Mob Symposium is deepening the relationship between artists and audience.

Why we need context in Indigenous art

Indigenous languages in Australia do not have a directly translatable word for ‘art’. Rather than a singular act of expression, for Indigenous people art is an integral part of life, community and culture.

Click on the link below for the full article:

http://www.artshub.com.au/festival/news-article/sponsored-content/festivals/emma-clark-gratton/why-we-need-context-in-indigenous-art-253955

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