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Nicky Lobo

Stories By Nicky

Indigenous Collaborations: Yutu Badayala

The story of this collaboration between Koskela and the Yolngu weavers of Elcho Island Arts in Arnhem Land began over a decade ago. We speak to Sasha Titchkosky of Koskela and Judy Manany, one of Elcho Island Art’s weavers, about what they all gain from the project, which is still going strong today.

Indigenous Collaborations: In Cahoots

In the second edition in a 3-part series exploring Indigenous collaborations, we look at a recent project by Trent Jansen and Mangkaja Arts Resource Agency in Fitzroy Crossing.

Indigenous Collaborations: Minnie Pwerle

Minnie Pwerle was one of the most celebrated Indigenous artists of her time, at the peak of her career when Designer Rugs launched her ‘Atnwengerrp’ collection, their first range with an Indigenous artist. We speak to artist agent Jenny Hillman, who was instrumental in bringing this collaboration about.

Design As An ‘Agent Of Social Change’

The New York Times design critic and columnist Alice Rawsthorn reiterated that design is more than just pretty pictures in her keynote lecture at the inaugural Object Subject conference in Canberra.