DARWIN, Australia, July 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander creative minds must visit the Darwin Aboriginal Art, Design and Cultural Arts Exhibition from August 2-7 in Darwin, Australia. (DAAF) Foundation was celebrated.
Visit the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fairs in person.
Running alongside the Foundation’s two events for Indigenous Fashion Projects, Country du Couture on August 2 and the National Indigenous Fashion Awards on August 3, the internationally acclaimed art fair brings Australia’s most popular and dynamic First Nations artists and designers to the national and international stage.
As the only Australian event of its kind, DAAF has earned a reputation as one of the country’s most important and internationally recognized arts events. The fair offers a unique opportunity to connect with art centres, buy art directly ethically, meet artists and learn about their cultural heritage, experiences, history and traditional art practices and master contexts first hand. Classes, lectures and demonstrations.
DAAF 2022 is on track to become the most successful and wide-ranging trade fair to date, with 76 art centers participating in the foundation’s first hybrid event. In 2021, the exhibition achieved sales of A$3.12 million, with 100 percent of profits going to arts centers and their communities. The exhibition itself does not take a commission on artwork sold.
The DAAF Foundation is proud to be part of an organization dedicated to promoting the music, art and ideas of the world’s oldest living cultures. In addition to the DAAF Foundation’s well-known trade show and fashion events, there are other events taking place in Australia’s far north in July and August:
- Karma Festival | Yothu Yindi Foundation | July 29 – August 1
- Salon des refuses | Salon Art Projects | 3-13 August
- Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Arts Awards | Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory | August 5, 2022 – January 2023
- National Country Music Awards | Music NT | On the 6th of August
The first week of August is expected to host one of the world’s largest First Nations talent shows. Music, art and culture collide as collective forms to offer visitors a unique experience in the creative industries of the Northern Territory.
For more information on the 16th Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair and priority access to the digital art exhibition, visit daaf.com.au/register.
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