AUDIO: Discussing contemporary Aboriginal cultures on STREETZ-FM

In this installment of our weekly Tuesday sitdown on STREETZ 104.7 FM, Rick Harp and THE WORD host Lady V discuss the website “BEAT NATION” –  home of hip-hop Indigenous-style – and touch on a debate over the appropriateness of hip-hop being used to share Aboriginal cultures.  Rick also talks about Australia’s Desert Art Centre which uses YouTube […]

VIDEO: Aboriginal Art in the Making

Employing a straightforward photo slide-show format to quite decent effect, these Aboriginal artist profiles from the Desert Art Centre in Alice Springs, Australia are pretty engaging in their own way. The didgeridoo-based soundtrack in many of them helps. From their YouTube page, here is one of DAC’s shorter slide-shows, documenting a work in the making […]