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Indigenous Livelihoods and Art Income: participation, production and returns from woodcarvings in Arnhem Land, north Australia

Koenig, Jennifer; Altman, Jon; Griffiths, Anthony D


Participation in the Indigenous visual arts sector provides one of few market opportunities for Indigenous Australians resident on remote Aboriginal lands. In this article we examine the economic factors that influence this market engagement as they relate to woodcarving in the Maningrida region of Arnhem Land. In particular, we look at the factors that affect participation, production and monetary returns using scan and focal sampling, resource accounting and sales data from the regional art...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Geographer
DOI: 10.1080/00049182.2011.619952


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