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Congratulations to Margaret Rarru Garrawurra for winning the 2022 Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards (NATSIAA). Her award-winning work powerfully references her cultural identity and the long-lasting relationships between Yolŋu people and the people of Indonesia—and it’s exhibiting in Darwin alongside other NATSIAA winners and finalists.
With her parents migrating to Australia in 1984, Adelaide-born artist Allison Chhorn uses film to explore migration, displacement and intergenerational trauma—all with highly empathic affect, as showing at ACE Open.
Congratulations to Wayne Quilliam for winning the 2022 National Photographic Portrait Prize for his powerful portrait of Aurukun man Eric Yunkaporta in ceremonial head-wear. Quilliam, a celebrated Aboriginal curator, photographer and filmmaker, likens his work as storytelling.
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