Presented by Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation
A celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander textiles and fashion design, Country to Couture is a contemporary way of cultural storytelling and sharing knowledge. It’s where First Nations textiles and fashion collide in a colourful showcase of wearable art. The event builds on the growing textile design movement in remote Indigenous communities and has been showcased alongside the annual Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair (DAAF) since 2016.
The high energy runway show presents innovative collections from Indigenous designers and artists across Australia, as well as unique collaborations between Indigenous communities and well-known Australian labels.
Main image The Warlu Collection, Warlukurlangu Artists and North, Country to Couture 2020. Photo: George F Photography
- Additional image Marrang Collection on catwalk, Denni Francisco and Lindsay Malay, Gija artist from Warmun Art Centre, Country to Couture 2020. Photo: George F Photography
Brought to you by the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation (DAAFF) as part of Indigenous Fashion Projects.
Supported by the Northern Territory Government via NT Major Events, and iconic Australian lifestyle brand Country Road.
Hamlet: Prince of Skidmark
Fri 20 - Sat 21 AugBuy Tickets
A badaptation of the Bard by those maestros of children’s entertainment – The Listies!
Music, NT Artist
Netanela Mizrahi & Guwanbal Gurruwiwi
The Djari Project
Featuring Young Adelaide Voices' Aurora Ensemble
Sun 15 AugBuy Tickets
Choral art music combining sacred Yolŋu song with Middle Eastern and classical traditions
You’re Safe Til 2024: Deep History
Tue 17 - Thu 19 AugCancelled
Ecological catastrophe explored through humour, pop culture and a rich electronic soundtrack