Blak Markets National Indigenous NAIDOC Art Fair
130 Argyle Street, The Rocks, NSW, 2000, Australia
30th June 2018 to 1st July 2018
The iconic Blak Markets will again host the National Indigenous NAIDOC Art Fair on June 30 and July 1 at the Overseas Passenger Terminal. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists from remote Australian arts centres will bring their artworks, sculptures, textiles and accessories to Sydney to exhibit and sell at the market and host workshops demonstrating their amazing arts and cultural practices. The event is supported by the NSW Government via its tourism and major events agency, Destination NSW, in proud partnership with the Port Authority of NSW. Artists will travel to Sydney from art centres around Australia including: APY Art Centre Collective (Amata, SA), Artists of Ampilatwatja (Ampilatwatja, NT), Rukaji Designs (Fitzroy Crossing, WA), Tangentyere Artists (Alice Springs, NT), Warnayaka Art Centre (WA). Ikuntji Artists (NT), Gapuwiyak Culture and Arts ( Gapuwiyak NT), Warmun Art Centre (Warmun, WA), Yarrenyty Altere (Alice Springs, NT), Bula’Bula artists (Ramingining NT), Warlukurlangu Artists (Yuendumu, NT). The market will also feature more than 30 local stalls, bush tucker cooking demonstrations, weaving workshops and live music and Aboriginal dance performances.