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Major new visual arts initiative for First Nations artists and curators announced

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Yalingwa

Major new visual arts initiative for First Nations artists and curators announced

Tuesday September 12th, 2017

Yalingwa is a major new visual arts initiative for First Nations artists and curators to support the development of outstanding contemporary Indigenous art and curatorial practice.  Yalingwa has been developed in partnership between the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria, the ACCA - Australian Centre for Contemporary Art and TarraWarra Museum of Art, and will be overseen by an Indigenous Advisory Group that includes elders, curators and key members of  the national Indigenous arts community.  More information -  http://www.twma.com.au/

Photo: Members of the Yalingwa Advisory Group, N'Arweet Carolyn Briggs and Jacob Boehme, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, Natalie Hutchins, inaugural Yalingwa curator Hannah Presley, Victoria Lynn (TarraWarra) and Max Delany (ACCA). Photographed alongside Bik Van der Pol's Letters to the Land, which is part of the current ACCA exhibition Greater Together. Photo: Southbank News.

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