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...

Welcome to our IFP Blog!

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…

The Latest…

DAAFF Yarns… with Lisa Waup
DAAFF Yarns… with Lisa Waup

Lisa Waup’s art practice incorporates weaving, printmaking, photography, sculpture, textiles and installation, eloquently illustrating her life’s journey through discovery and connection…

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!

Country to Couture News

DAAFF Yarns… with Lisa Waup
DAAFF Yarns… with Lisa Waup

Lisa Waup’s art practice incorporates weaving, printmaking, photography, sculpture, textiles and installation, eloquently illustrating her life’s journey through discovery and connection…

NIFA News

Introducing the National Indigenous Fashion Awards
Introducing the National Indigenous Fashion Awards

DAAFF is launching the inaugural National Indigenous Fashion Awards (aka NIFAs), to be broadcast on NITV on the 5th August. With over 30 nominations across 6 categories, these awards recognise and celebrate the innovation, creativity, diversity and ethical practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, fashion designers, stylists, models, creative producers and artistic directors…

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