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Enjoy brilliant Indigenous sculptures

 

Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards at the Museum and Art Gallery of Northern Territory showcases the quality and diversity of Indigenous art from regional and urban areas throughout Australia. 

Sculptures

To celebrate the 25-year partnership of Telstra NATSIAA we shared original designs and sculptures from past winners in four locations across the country. 

Perth

At the Perth Cultural Centre, winner of the 24th Telstra NATSIAA, Laurie Nilsen showcased his sculpture, The Barbed Emu.

Artist: 
Laurie Nilsen

Artwork: 
Barbed Wire Emus

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Brisbane

At the Queen St Mall, Brisbane Larrakitj or memorial poles were on display. The elaborately designed poles are by the award winning artists of the Buku from Yirrkala, NT.

Artist: 
Artists of the Buku

Artwork: 
Larrakitj 

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Melbourne

At Southern Cross Station, Melbourne, floating material installations were on display by winner of the 23 Telstra NATSIAA Brook Andrew

Artist: 
Brook Andrew

Artwork: 
The Weight of History, The Mark of Time

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Sydney

At Martin Place, Sydney was a reinterpretation of Michael Nelson Jagamara car parts.

Artist: 
Michael Nelson Jagamara

Artwork: 
Reinterpretation Papunya Car Art

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