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Fashion. Five First Nations people sit on an outcrop of rocks in black T shirts and wearing or displaying a range of handmade fashion accessories.
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The trajectory of remote First Nations fashion

First Nations fashion, from remote Australia, takes wearable art to city streets. Involvement in the sector has the potential for…

Anna Kolusniewski, visual arts teacher and costume and jewellery designer. head and shoulders of woman with shoulder length hair and a fringe, looking knowingly at the camera against a purple background with the words 'so you want my arts job?' in white.
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So you want my arts job: Art Teacher, Costume and Jewellery Designer

Anna Kolusniewski runs a successful business teaching art classes for children and adults, while also creating stunning wearable pieces on…

Image is of a man in a red shirt holding to the poles of a carousel. Gown by Kate V M Sylvester made from deconstructed t-shirt for We the Makers Sustainable Fashion Prize 2023. Image: Supplied.
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Just a buzz word? What sustainable fashion means today

Looking at sustainable fashion through transparency, innovative design and ethical practices, plus what we can all do to dress more…

WOW. Image is of a group of people all wearing extreme, colourful and wildly inventive costumes.
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World of WearableArt goes beyond imagination

2023 World of WearableArt: BEYOND was an exploration into a boundless realm where artistry, innovation and imagination intertwined.

Wahija Pervez. A black and white image of a young woman in a headscarf, laughing and holding a mobile phone. A brick wall frames her on the left. She is a fashion lecturer and PhD student.
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Why I'm studying... PhD in Circular Fashion Design

Designer Wajiha Pervez is making news by using AI to reduce fashion waste. As a PhD student and lecturer at…

Fashion. Woman with slicked wavy hair is looking down at her khaki uniform style tunic, with gold braiding and epaulettes.
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Fashion – the quirky and unexpected

How did Mirka Mora inspire fashion designer Lisa Gorman, and what can you expect to find in a fashion exhibition…

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Regenerative design a focus of 2023 Sydney Design Week

Sydney Design Week has announced its program, with a focus on interconnected social change and environmentally sensitive design.

Teal coloured promotional sign with word MÌNH in bold capital letters, in front of trees.
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Complicating Vietnamese diaspora stories for the better

A look into how the ‘MÌNH’ exhibition challenges notions of a monolithic Vietnamese identity through art and writing.

Nina K Pirola, aka Ink Sphinx, is a Sydney-based tattoo artist. Image: Supplied.
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So you want my arts job: Tattoo Artist

What does it take to be a tattoo artist? We speak with Ink Sphinx about how she broke into the…

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A vital pathway for nurturing contemporary Indigenous art

Darwin’s biggest cultural event, the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair, plays an important role in the livelihoods of Indigenous communities.

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