Tag Archive: Indigenous Artwork

Adi Buya: Sacred Stones from Our Island Home

The two Saibai warriors moved like stealth through the night. Their canoe cut through the black glass of the Torres Strait waters and slid soundlessly onto the sandy shore. Through the bush they could… Continue reading

Carving Culture

  Brothers Brett Aniba and Vincent Babia use lino printing to reinvent the stories of their ancestors on Saibai Island. Both Arts Support workers at the NPA Arts Centre, they work alongside fellow local indigenous… Continue reading

Off the wall

One of the greatest priveliges in art appreciation, is to meet the artist and hear their story behind the work. To understand what compelled them to create that peice; be it spiritual, cultural… Continue reading

Ngalpa Mura Tjar’a Tjera Apudthama Exhibition

In 2012, eight artists from the NPA were invited by UMI Arts to host the very first Exhibition to focus solely on artwork from the NPA. It was also the first exhibition of… Continue reading