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Frock On! 2022 - Awards & Exhibition Opening

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Join us for a special afternoon of fabrics, creativity and clothing

Ikuntji Artists invite you to the Awards and Opening of the Frock On! 2022 exhibition.

To be opened by members of Ikuntji Artists and Dr Chrischona Schmidt.

Frock On! is a project that invited creatives to make wearable (art) items from Ikuntji Artists' beautiful hand screen-printed fabrics. The Exhibition and Awards night is the culmination of months of preparations and work by 20+ people from all over Australia (full list below).

More than 30 amazing garments will be on exhibition, a film will be screened and 8 prizes will be awarded. 

PS: We'd love you to dress up in First Nations hand printed fabrics! 

In the last 5 years Ikuntji Artists have become internationally renowned for their artists' beautiful and meaningful fabric designs. Clothes from the previous event: Frock On! 2021, have been traveling Australia and the world. 

Event Details

4.30 pm Doors open 

5.00 pm Opening of NGANANA TJUNGU - THIS IS US - An exhibition by Tobias Titz & Ikuntji Artists

5.30 pm  Frock On! 2022 Awards Ceremony, Film Screening and Exhibition Opening

About Frock On! 2022

This is a celebratory event that brings together Aboriginal fabric design and people who like to sew with the aim to ….

  • Showcase Ikuntji Artists hand-printed fabric designs and bring attention to their fabulousness and versatility
  • Showcase participants' skills as a designer/sewers
  • Promote Australian Indigenous designed fabrics and the making and wearing of handmade clothing and slow fashion

Participating Creatives

Louise Hamby, Anna Reynolds, Charlee Shone and Erin Costelloe, Darwin High Middle School Students, Alice van Meurs, Deanne McEwen, Sue Catt, Suzie Fry, Doreen Dyer, Marcia Russell, Fiona Garrett-Benson, Erin Ritchie, Simon Turner, Mandy Tootell, Monica O'Brien, Ebony Costa, Indriani Tungka, Olga Bryukhovets, Dinah Mitchell, Anne Marie Yee and Cara Baillie.

Who is behind Frock On! 2002 

Frock On! is an Ikuntji Artists project facilitated by Felicity Wright of Flying Fox Fabrics and exhibited at Songlines.

Ticket proceeds will go to Ikuntji Artists Aboriginal Corporation - a registered Charity with PBI/DGR status. 

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