Bell is an internationally renowned artist who works across painting, installation, video and performance, and a new documentary brings him to cinemas.
The queen of Xhosa music has passed away. She reinvigorated ancient Xhosa cultural traditions through performance and teaching.
A new exhibition in Johannesburg focuses on the beliefs and paintings of the San people.
Waanyi woman Judy Watson and second-generation Anglo immigrant Helen Johnson both use archival materials to explore Australia’s violent history.
Embodied Knowledge: Queensland Contemporary Art is a celebration of women, people of colour and LGBTIQA+ artists.
Indigenous oral history is more than a methodology. It is living history, practised for thousands of millennia, intrinsically woven into Aboriginal people’s way of life and culture.
Challenging Indigenous identity fraud in academia must name and focus explicitly on structures of whiteness, white entitlement and settler colonialism so we don’t recreate the harms of past policies.
Descendants of the Bidjara, Ghungalu and Garingbal peoples, two renowned artists come together in this family exhibition.
The Productivity Commission has proposed inauthentic Indigenous art should be labelled. But ‘fake art’ is only part of the problem.
During the 1950s, Nat made hundreds of carvings. Today, many of these are likely to be lying unidentified in people’s homes and in museum basements.
The Spencer/Cahill Collection at Museums Victoria contains approximately 170 bark paintings – and now we can name one of the artists behind them.
The Kakadu region has gone through immense transformation throughout history. How can archaeological food scraps tell us about how the First Australians adapted?
Australia’s stunning galleries of rock art are vast repositories of knowledge that can teach us much.
Bark painting in Yirrkala is a tradition of antiquity – but it is constantly reinvented, as this stunning exhibition of contemporary women’s work attests.
Three stories from Australia and the UK exploring the role of art in helping people deal with the challenges life throws at them. Listen to The Conversation Weekly podcast.
In recent years, some prominent people have been called out for falsely claiming Indigenous identity. Why would someone falsely claim an identity? And what does it mean to be Indigenous?
For thousands of years, Native Americans left their artistic mark deep within caves in the American Southeast. It wasn’t until 1980 that these ancient visual expressions were known to archaeologists.
The cancellation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community events such as NAIDOC, but the continuation of sporting events, reminds us sport is prioritised over art and culture.
One was a celebrity adventurer, the other was a skilled Indigenous artist who painted everything in sight. A new look at old photographs confirms their meeting.
Runaway slaves joined indigenous Khoe-San people and raided colonial farms. The rock art they left in their hideouts tells a fascinating story.