Therese Ritchie

Though I've never heard of her before, I instantly fell in love with the work of Therese Ritchie, after seeing the exhibition "Burning Hearts" currently showing at the Museum & Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin. The gallery descibes the exhibition as: A survey exhibition of one of Darwin’s most committed and socially engaged artists. … Continue reading Therese Ritchie

Art in Lismore

Since arriving back in Lismore, I've spent a bit of time wandering around, checking out art (both public and in galleries). I've previously blogged about some of the art associated with the Tropical Fruits festival; these images are more permanent parts of the city's awesome collection. When this piece was first erected it was very … Continue reading Art in Lismore

2019 National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Awards in Darwin

About a year ago when I was working in Darwin, I visited the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory and discovered the works of Kaylene Whiskey. In the time since, she's become a firm favourite of mine, and some of her works have been recently shown at Sydney's Museum Of Contemporary Art. Because … Continue reading 2019 National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Awards in Darwin

Darwin Festival Opening Night

Somewhere in my collection, I still have an original vinyl copy of the Yothu Yindi album, "Tribal Voice". Though I liked and played the album a fair bit, it was the dance remix of the song "Treaty" that really brought them to my attention, and made them a favourite. And after that, there was a … Continue reading Darwin Festival Opening Night