Glimpse of the Aboriginal Universe.


Again from Aboriginal Desert ART Centre: World renowned artist and good friend of the Desert Art Centre Dorothy Napangardi has once again joined with us for an extended residency. Dorothy moved back into familiar surrounds this Sunday just past and has begun work on her much sough…t after Mina Mina Rock Hole story. This first work […]

More Aboriginal Art.


From Aboriginal Desert ART Centre: We’d like to show you a piece painted for us in 2010 by Emily Pwerle on her home community of Utopia. With very little exposure to the ways of the ‘white fella’ Emily began to paint in 2004 with the encouragement of her family, including her late and world renown […]

Non-human Personhood for Whales and Dolphins: Update.


Latest News – 22/08/2013 India cites dolphin personhood in ban on dolphinaria In an unprecedented move, the Government of India announced a nationwide ban on dolphinaria, citing dolphin intelligence and sensitivity as part of the reason for their decision and arguing that dolphins should be recognised as non-human persons. India’s Central Zoo Authority issued a […]

‘The Million $$ Painting’ by Emily Kame Kngwarreye


Earth’s Creation: On Wednesday May 23, 2007, Mbantua Gallery owner Tim Jennings attended a Lawson-Menzies auction in Sydney and made history in the art world by acquiring a work by Emily Kame Kngwarreye. The piece is titled Earth’s Creation and sold for $1,056,000, the highest price at that time ever paid for a work of Australian […]

Paintings from Lockhart River.


Do visit this art site:  http://www.aboriginalartonline.com/ One example, which is for sale, btw – Silas Hobson – Sorry Moment: http://www.aboriginalartonline.com/aboriginalpainting/lockhart.php?type=10&local=36# Artists from Lockhart River on Cape York, known as the “Lockhart River Art Gang”, are some of the most innovative of Aboriginal artists. These artists have developed highly individual styles, but are drawn together by […]

Paradise Lost! – Joke


Abe and Esther are flying to Australia for a two-week vacation to celebrate their 50th anniversary. Suddenly, over the public address system, the Captain announces, “Ladies and Gentlemen, I’m afraid I have some very bad news… Our engines have ceased functioning and we will attempt an emergency landing. Luckily, I see an uncharted island below […]

Mcdonald’s Application Form – Joke.


McDonald’s Application Form. »This is allegedly an actual job application a 16 year old boy submitted at a McDonald’s fast-food establishment in Australia apparently and they hired him because he was so honest and funny. NAME: Peter Beale DESIRED POSITION: Reclining. Ha ha. But seriously, whatever’s available. If I was in a position to be […]