IFP News

Be Part of Country to Couture 2021

Country to Couture 2021 Expressions of Interest are NOW OPEN! The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation’s Indigenous Fashion Projects (IFP) are thrilled to invite you to apply to be part of the...

Behind the Scenes with Katena Valastro

Country to Couture 2020, Behind the Scenes with Katena Valastro We’d like to take a moment to introduce you to one of the creative minds behind the Country to Couture 2020 showcase, which took on...

DAAFF Yarns… with Ikuntji Artists

Feature Image |  Eunice Napanangka Jack, Ikuntji Artists Studio, 2018, Photo by Dr Chrischona Schmidt, Courtesy Ikuntji Artists. DAAFF Yarns... with Ikuntji Artists Our DAAFF Yarns series continues...

Meet our Country to Couture 2020 Lineup…

We’re thrilled to introduce you to the amazing line-up for Country to Couture 2020 in Darwin, and 2021 in Melbourne. Covid-19 restrictions may have halted the annual event for 2020 this August, but...

DAAFF Yarns… with Lisa Waup

Part of Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation (DAAFF)’s mission is to help light the path and create platforms that celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art and fashion design, share...

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Here we’ll be updating you with news on Indigenous Fashion Projects, and introducing you to some of the incredible First Nations fashion and textile designers and artists from across Australia…

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Be Part of Country to Couture 2021
Be Part of Country to Couture 2021

The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation’s Indigenous Fashion Projects (IFP) are thrilled to invite you to apply to be part of the iconic Country to Couture fashion showcase! Held alongside DAAF each year since 2016, the 6th Country to Couture is set to return to Darwin on Larrakia country on the evening of Wednesday 4th, this August 2021.

Behind the Scenes with Katena Valastro
Behind the Scenes with Katena Valastro

Country to Couture 2020, Behind the Scenes with Katena Valastro We’d like to take a moment to introduce you to one of the creative minds behind the Country to Couture 2020 showcase, which took on the form of two intimate gatherings across the country, and a national...

DAAFF Yarns… with Ikuntji Artists
DAAFF Yarns… with Ikuntji Artists

Today we’re in the remote yet thriving community at Haasts Bluff, around 230 kilometres west of Alice Springs in the West MacDonnell Ranges. Here you’ll find Ikuntji Artists, the very first Art Centre established by women in the Western Desert Art Movement…

Country to Couture News

Be Part of Country to Couture 2021
Be Part of Country to Couture 2021

The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation’s Indigenous Fashion Projects (IFP) are thrilled to invite you to apply to be part of the iconic Country to Couture fashion showcase! Held alongside DAAF each year since 2016, the 6th Country to Couture is set to return to Darwin on Larrakia country on the evening of Wednesday 4th, this August 2021.

Behind the Scenes with Katena Valastro
Behind the Scenes with Katena Valastro

Country to Couture 2020, Behind the Scenes with Katena Valastro We’d like to take a moment to introduce you to one of the creative minds behind the Country to Couture 2020 showcase, which took on the form of two intimate gatherings across the country, and a national...

DAAFF Yarns… with Ikuntji Artists
DAAFF Yarns… with Ikuntji Artists

Today we’re in the remote yet thriving community at Haasts Bluff, around 230 kilometres west of Alice Springs in the West MacDonnell Ranges. Here you’ll find Ikuntji Artists, the very first Art Centre established by women in the Western Desert Art Movement…

NIFA News

NIFA 2020 | Behind the Scenes
NIFA 2020 | Behind the Scenes

If you’ve watched the NIFA 2020 ceremony, then no doubt it’s brought on a smile and perhaps even a tear or two. Originally intended to be held as an in-person gala ceremony, COVID-19 had other plans, and so the inaugural NIFA like so many industry events this year, had to be reimagined. Here’s a glimpse at some of the action behind the scenes during filming up in the NT!

NIFA Screening in Darwin
NIFA Screening in Darwin

While many of us across Australia were able to tune into the ceremony on screens, a lucky few were able to come together to celebrate in person at the Darwin Convention Centre.

Congratulations to the NIFA 2020 Winners!
Congratulations to the NIFA 2020 Winners!

The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation (DAAFF) is thrilled to announce the winners for this year’s inaugural National Indigenous Fashion Awards (NIFA).

Banner Image | Models wearing Bima Wear x Nobody Denim, backstage at Country to Couture 2021, Photo by Timothy Hillier.