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Desert Mob Exhibition 2017

Katjarra Butler
Acrylic on canvas; 179 x 148cm; $6,620
Desert Mob is Australia’s premier event featuring new artworks from Aboriginal owned art centres throughout Central Australia. This event brings together Desart member art centres in a unique exhibition that celebrates the vibrancy of Aboriginal art from this region. It is the only exhibition that offers a snapshot of what is currently happening in contemporary art […]

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The Aboriginal Art Centre Hub of Western Australia, otherwise known as AACHWA, is the peak body for Aboriginal art centres across Western Australia. AACHWA is driven by a strong Aboriginal-majority Board which ensures key decisions and strategic directions are progressed in relevant and culturally appropriate ways.

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Desert Mob Capturing the history of a movement

Desert Mob, an initiative of the Araluen Arts Centre in 1991 and now an important partnership with Desart, celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2015. This is a significant milestone for one of the country’s most exciting and unique Aboriginal art events. To celebrate, the Araluen Arts Centre is mounting a survey exhibition drawn from its […]

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