Daily Archive: February 16, 2021

“It is not cultural appropriation to take cues from the local culture” says commenter



a group of people in grassy area next to a building: Aboriginal Art and Cultures Centre


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Aboriginal Art and Cultures Centre

In this week’s comments update, readers are questioning who should design the Aboriginal Art and Cultures Centre in Adelaide and sharing their views on other top stories.

Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Woods Bagot have revealed visuals of the Aboriginal Art and Cultures Centre in Adelaide, Australia.

The architecture studio was inspired by traditional indigenous shelters when designing the building, which will host a mix of exhibition and event spaces to celebrate the “past, present and future” of Australia’s First Nations.

“I don’t think this building evokes anything remotely aboriginal”

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Elgin art exhibit celebrates Black culture in America

When Elgin artist Freddrick D. Wimms was asked just after Christmas to curate an art exhibit for Black History Month, he didn’t have much time and didn’t know what he wanted the show to be. But he did have an idea for a name.

“Black Then, Black Now, Black in the Middle …”

“When I set the name, I had no idea what the show was gonna be,” Wimms said. “I knew it couldn’t be based just on Black history. It had to be about the essence of Black culture, and then that will reflect on Black art and that

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