In 2015, Tarnanthi Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art took over Adelaide and presented artworks, performance and talks in sites across the city.
The festival is set to return in October 2017 and The Wire spoke with Artistic Director Nici Cumpston about to expect.
APY Women’s Collaborative
Freda Brady, Wawiriya Burton, Angkaliya Eadie Curtis, Tjanglia George, Sandra Goodwin, Beryl Jimmy, Nyurpaya Kaika Burton, Ilawanti Ungkutjuru Ken, Manyitjanu Lennon, Betty Muffler Matjangka Nyukana Norris, Mary Katatjuku Pan, Betty Pumani, Angela Antjala Robin, Alison Munti Riley, Tjariya (Nungalka) Stanley, Carlene Thompson, Maringka Tunkin, Puna Yanima, Yaritji Young Jeannie Wallatina, Judy Wallatina, Tjungkara Ken and Sylvia Ken, Kungkarangkalpa – Seven sisters, 2016, Kaltjiti, Fregon, Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands (APY), South Australia, synthetic polymer paint on linen; Acquisition through TARNANTHI: Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art supported by BHP 2017, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide. © the artists, courtesy of Ernabella Arts, Iwantja Arts, Kaltjiti Arts, Mimili Maku Arts, Tjala Arts, Tjungu Palya and Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre. Photo: Silversalt PhotographyDownload Audio