Songlines – Australian Desert Art Centers

April 4 - July 3, 2023, PARIS.

Songlines – Australian Desert Art Centers is a satellite exhibition of Songlines. Song of the tracks of the Australian desert at the musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac, allowing visitors to discover the world of Aboriginal art centers in the Australian desert and to access a selection of works of art available for sale.

A veritable panorama of Aboriginal painting of the deserts around the theme of the Seven Sisters, the selection includes a wide variety of works, from small canvases accessible to large canvases of collection, by emerging artists and major established artists, all sourced from of Aboriginal artists' co-operatives located along the Seven Sisters Trail through Australia's central and western deserts.

The opportunity to acquire exceptional works under ethical and transparent conditions, at ethical prices and accompanied by certificates of authenticity from art centers, while supporting Aboriginal artists and communities.

An initiative organized by IDAIA in collaboration with artists and art centres, Emilia Galatis Projects, the Australian Embassy in France, the National Museum of Australia and the musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac.

Useful information :

April 4 – July 3, 2023

Australian Embassy in France
4 rue Jean-Rey
75015 Paris

Free admission

Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Exceptionally, the exhibition will be open on the following Saturdays:
Saturday May 27
Saturday June 17
Saturday July 1

The exhibition will be closed on:
Friday 7 and Monday 10 April
Monday 1, Monday 8 and Thursday 18 May
Monday, June 12

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Poster artwork: Corban Clause Williams, "Kaalpa (Kalypa, Canning Stock route 23)", Acrylic on canvas, 150 x 150 cm, Copyright The Artist and Courtesy of Martumili Artists.