The delegates showcased a broad range of traditional and contemporary artistic and cultural expressions including dance, music, weaving and net making, photography, literature, storytelling, language, film, theatre, ceramics and lino-printing, painting, pearl shell carving, songwriting, bush tucker and bush medicine, traditional games, fishing and hunting, wood carving, canoe making, feather craft plus many other cultural expressions.
Australia's delegation to the Festival of Pacific Arts was supported by Torres Strait Regional Authority, Creative Victoria, Arts NT and the Western Australia Department of Culture and the Arts. The delegation was also supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland's Backing Indigenous Arts initiative.
Artists of Ampilatwatja
The Artists of Ampilatwatja community was established in 1999 near Alice Springs in the Northern Territory. The work produced...