Australia now France 2021-22

From June 2021 to June 2022, Australia is packing its bags in France to celebrate the diversity, creativity and innovation of its country!

As part of the Australia now France 2021-22 campaign organized by the Australian government, you are offered :

  • more than 100 meetings in France
  • incredible painters, choreographers, dancers, musicians, photographers, filmmakers, chefs, designers, athletes... to discover
  • dozens of institutions and cultural players involved

IDAIA has the honor and the immense joy to participate with 4 exhibition projects:

"Weaving Culture - Contemporary Aboriginal Textiles"
June 3 - July 3, 2021
The Gallery 7 Showroom, LYON

" Drawing of the territory. Territory of the drawing"
July 10 - September 3, 2021
The Hanging Gardens, LE HAVRE

"Painting Now - Painting today in Aboriginal lands"
July 10 - September 19, 2021
Municipal Archives, LE HAVRE

"Painting Your Culture - Contemporary Aboriginal Artists"
September 18 - November 7, 2021
Incarnato Gallery, LE HAVRE


The Australia now France 2021-22 program consists of a series of events and initiatives to strengthen and deepen bilateral relations between Australia and France, and to reflect the cultural richness of Australia in several French cities.

Among the highlights of the program is " Le Havre, Australian stopover 202 1", a unique event for the City of Le Havre, which honors the island-continent and its special links with Le Havre. On the program: exhibitions of photographs on Australia, artistic installations, discoveries of Australian sports practices, festive meetings around the arts or coffee, shows and concerts, cinema and readings, nature activities, family entertainment... as well as 4 major exceptional heritage exhibitions around the contemporary Australian and Aboriginal art, which make Le Havre an unmissable destination from June 5 to November 7, 2021.

Image: Australian Embassy in France