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Mobilising remote Aboriginal art centre records for art history

Grant


Scheme


  • Discovery Projects

Abstract


  • This project will use the archives of remote Aboriginal art centres to promote Aboriginal artists. For a long time their work has been thought of overseas as primitive, or of ethnographic interest. By examining the innovations of the work of Aboriginal artists, this project will demonstrate that these are contemporary artists of global quality.

Date/time Interval


  • 2011 - 2013

Sponsor Award Id


  • DP110104509

Local Award Id


  • 107943

Scheme


  • Discovery Projects

Abstract


  • This project will use the archives of remote Aboriginal art centres to promote Aboriginal artists. For a long time their work has been thought of overseas as primitive, or of ethnographic interest. By examining the innovations of the work of Aboriginal artists, this project will demonstrate that these are contemporary artists of global quality.

Date/time Interval


  • 2011 - 2013

Sponsor Award Id


  • DP110104509

Local Award Id


  • 107943