Category: Crafts

Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-operative Ltd and Governance issues

Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-operative Ltd approached Artists in the Black (AITB) for assistance with governance issues which were threatening the closure of Boomalli despite a history of over 20 years.


Elcho Island (Galiwin’ku) artists, Mapuru, and Koskela:Yuta Badayala (In A New Light).

Yuta Badayala (In A New Light) is a collaborative project between Indigenous weavers from the Galiwin'ku Elcho Island community and Mapuru and Koskela, an Australian design company. This case study looks at the processes involved in establishing a collaborative project, the protocols and the possible agreements to put in place.


Some of the Australian artists that the Arts Law Centre has helped

Some of the people that Arts Law and Artists in the Black have helped.


Tjanpi Desert Weavers and works on consignment

The Tjanpi Desert Weavers are Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara women from eighteen desert communities who make baskets, sculptures, beads and beanies. In 2007, Tjanpi contacted Artists in the Black with a query about certificates of authenticity and the use by a gallery of images and biographical details about their weavers.


Warning: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are warned that this web site may contain images of deceased people.