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Oceania Newsletter 15, March 1995


INMA Foundation

The INMA Foundation, established in 1994, aims to educate people in The Netherlands on contemporary Australian Aboriginal Art and culture. In September and October last, the foundation organised an exhibition of artworks from central Australia in the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam. For more information please contact Lies Wayer, Stichting INMA, Biesboschstraat 38hs, 1078 MV Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Tel./Fax: +31-2-676-5063.

Antwerp host to Aboriginal art display

Some 70 paintings by Aboriginal artists from central Australia are on show at an exhibition which opened in Antwerp on Friday evening, 3 February.

The exhibition, 'Woestijnsporen - Desert Tracks: Aboriginal Kunst uit Centraal Australië', was officially opened by Antwerp City Council's Alderman for Culture, Mr Eric Antonis.

The works on display have been drawn from the collection of Stichting INMA, Amsterdam, and include traditional paintings as well as pieces which, while based on traditional patterns, are more contemporary in treatment and approach.

Many women artists figure in the exhibition, which includes paintings by Bessie Liddle, Kitty Miller, Maxie Tjampitjinpa and Colin Dixon Tjapananga.

'Desert Tracks' will be on show at the Cultureel Centrum Berchem, Drie Koningenstraat 126, Berchem, until 2 April. The exhibition is open daily, except Monday, from 10am until 5pm.

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