Monthly Archives: July 2010

Bindi Cole’s SISTAGIRL Documentary Screening this Friday, Bunjilaka

Melbourne photographer, Bindi Cole’s documentary entitled Sistagirl is screening this Friday, 30 July, 6:30-8:30pm at Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre, Melbourne Museum. To learn more about Cole, here is an article with a brief bibliography and link to her blog, “bindi cole is snap happy. . . “

From the facebook invitation:

More Info: A FREE screening of our SISTAGIRL documentary film which tells the story of Wathurung photographer Bindi Cole’s recent artistic journey to document the inspiring transgender Sistergirls from the Tiwi Islands, 90km’s north of Darwin. ALL WELCOME!

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Australian Art Industry Networks, 15-16 July

The first session of this symposium is entitled “The Aboriginal Art Industry: Challenges and Opportunities Now and Into the Future.” A brief description of the symposium, from the Australian Institute of Art History website follows:

Australian Art Industry Networks: Artists, Agents, Markets, Museums, July 15/16, 2010, Convened by Dr Christopher Marshall and Dr Meaghan Wilson Anastassios

The symposium will explore the synergies between the various participants of the contemporary Australian art industry and the ways that the constantly evolving inter-relationships between art industry agents might act to change the ways that we perceive art and its relationship to contemporary society now and in the future. Continue reading