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Brightly coloured contemporary ceramic vessels. Ebony Russell.
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Craft and design curators on artists to watch

From fashion to ceramics to drones – these artists have caught the eyes of curators this year.

GIRP 'Ancetral Bloodlines' fashion show 2024. Photo: Supplied. A group of First Nations models wearing designs with organic fibres and natural materials in an industrial space.
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Celebrating First Nations heritage through fashion

The Global Indigenous Runway Project agency returns in 2024 with fashion show 'Ancestral Bloodlines'.

so you want my arts job. Woman with slick bob hairstyle and fringe looks out to audience.
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So you want my arts job: Arts Broadcaster

Claudia Chan Shaw talks to ArtsHub about her job as a TV and radio arts broadcaster ... among other things.

First Nations garments. Image is a row of scarves hanging down and depicting kitsch images of Aboriginal people and culture.
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How First Nations artists are reclaiming colonial objects and celebrating culture through garments

While 'Aboriginalia' and 'Koori Kitsch' are popular terms, 'First Nations garmenting' is an emerging trend adopted by many artists whose…

Kezia Hayter, Unidentified women of the convict ship, HMS Rajah, ‘The Rajah quilt’, 1841. National Gallery of Australia, gift of Les Hollings and the Australian Textiles Fund 1989. Image: Supplied. A patchwork quilt with floral motifs and lettering on the bottom centre.
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Fashion, craft and design calendar 2024

What’s on in fashion, craft and design this year, including exhibitions, fashion festivals, art trails and makers' markets.

LISA GORMAN + MIRKA MORA, installation view at Warrnambool Art Gallery. Photo: Supplied. An exhibition space partitioned with orange, dark turquoise and pink sheer curtains. In front of the curtains hang embroideries by Mirka Mora and clothing by Gorman x Mirka.
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Exhibition review: LISA GORMAN + MIRKA MORA: To breathe with the rhythm of the heart, Warrnambool Art Gallery

A lyrical and symbiotic pairing of fashion design, sculptural installations, painting, embroideries and more by two Australian icons.

Cover of Erin Visagie's honours project featuring works by (left to right, top to bottom) Ishani Buff, Suleiman Thomas, Jamela Boutique, Carlin Stephenson, ANNANASA and Mastani. Image: Supplied.
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Cultural diversity in Australia's fashion industry: a call for true representation

How far does Australia have to go to do justice to CALD representation in fashion?

Ishani Buff working on her '555 visions' exhibition. Image: Ishani Buff.
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Beyond the runway: unveiling the multicultural mosaic of Australia’s fashion frontier

It's time to celebrate, converse and collaborate with Australian CALD fashion creatives for better representation in fashion and fashion journalism.

ganbu marra runway. Image is huge immersive space with Indigenous imagery and small figures parading their fashions on the floor.
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Event review: ganbu marra runway, THE LUME

The mesmerising ganbu marra runway, with THE LUME’s 'Connections' exhibition as its backdrop, highlighted cultural elegance and excellence.

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Towards continuum: behind the hardware of digital art

Understanding the self and the future in digital art through artists from the Asian Australian diaspora in collaboration with Sugar…

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