Digi Youth Arts panels: Fake Art

Fake Art: "How commercialisation is cheating our communities."

Do you know how to spot ‘Fake Art’? Do you even know what ‘Fake Art’ is? Come find out to spot Fake Art and how we can stop the $200 million industry stripping Indigenous artists of their culture, artwork and income.

Speakers:

Troy Casey (BlakLash)
Troy is a proud Aboriginal man from Kamilaroi country in north-west New South Wales and has extensive community engagement experience spanning the government, not-for-profit and higher education sectors. As Director of Blaklash Projects, Troy is responsible for delivering a range of cultural events and bespoke creative projects that showcase Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander voices, stories and culture. He is passionate about creating positive social change for his community and utilises art and creative projects as a catalyst to start the conversation.

 

Amanda Hayman (BlakLash)
Amanda Hayman grew up in Logan city and has cultural connections to Kalkadoon and Wakka Wakka Country. Amanda has a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Contemporary Art. Amanda is the Director of Blaklash Projects, who deliver a range of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural events and creative initiatives. She is also a member of the Indigenous Connections Committee for the National Film and Sound Archives (NFSA), a proud Board member of Brisbane Indigenous Media Association (BIMA), and a member of the Blaklash Collective - a visual art curatorial trio.

 

Facilitated by LaVonne Bobongie