TRADITIONAL ADORNMENT AWARD
SUPPORTED BY NORTHERN TERRITORY GOVERNMENT
Recognising an individual or group for the design of Items that are created and worn to define or express culture. This award aims to encourage the creation and acknowledgement of traditional cultural regalia.
The winners will receive a cultural exchange opportunity of their design and choosing, to the value of $2,500.
Why Should You Care?
Picture this: you're at a fancy event, surrounded by glamorous people, and suddenly, you hear your name being announced. You've been nominated for the Cultural Adornment Award! But wait, what is this award all about? Well, my friend, let me enlighten you.
The Cultural Adornment Award celebrates individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the world of art, fashion, and style. It recognizes those who have embraced their unique cultural heritage and used it as a source of inspiration to create something truly remarkable. It's like the Oscars, but for cultural awesomeness!
The Cultural Adornment Award: A Night to Remember
Inside the venue, you're surrounded by fellow nominees who have also poured their hearts and souls into their creative endeavours. There's an electric energy in the air as everyone eagerly awaits the announcement of the winner.
And the winner is... well, that was Gapuwiyak Culture & Arts artists. Such a worthy winner. There were lots of tears; tears of joy and celebration.
Whether you take home the Cultural Adornment Award or not, being nominated is a huge achievement in itself. It's a testament to your talent, passion, and dedication to your craft. Something that I often struggle with. It was an amazing night and I loved celebrating everyone who was nominated and won! It was a celebration of our culture 65000 years in the making.
- Cassie Leatham, Yanggurdi
- Debra Beale, B-Original
- Emma Robertson, Emma Robertson Designs
- Gapuwiyak Culture and Arts Artists
- Jessica Hunter, KIYA
- Krystal Hurst, Gillawarra Arts
- Madeline Hope-Hodgetts, Yapa Mali
- Narelle Osborne
- Samala Cronin
The Winners announced here: