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    The artist who turns roadkill into fine art

    Wearing scuffed boots and leather motorcycle pants, poet and artist Judith Nangala Crispin is pointing to a print on a wall in her home. “It’s called Lily returns to Altair, the brightest of Aquila’s stars, wearing the body of a crow,” she says. The name alone is worthy of a moment’s silence. Crispin’s arthritic labrador wheezes, while outside chooks scratch the soil near ...

    January 5, 2021
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    Tash Sultana: on solid ground

    When the video stream begins, the footage is sideways. Oh no. The camera is flipped the right way a moment later and prayer hands emoji to that! It means hundreds or, more likely, hundreds of thousands of people around the world can stop tilting their heads sideways to drink in the sight of Tash Sultana in a beanie, a baggy tee and jeans ...

    April 28, 2020
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    Desert mob scenes

    First held in 1990 at Araluen Arts Centre in Alice Springs, Desert Mob is the oldest of Australia’s thriving annual program of Aboriginal art fairs. With its 30th anniversary coming up in September 2020, Kate Hennessy looks back on Desert Mob 2019. The first thing to know about Desert Mob is that the artists wholly select the works exhibited. The second thing is those artists come from ...

    January 29, 2020