Emilia Galatis lives and works on Whadjuk Nation (Perth space) proper now, however has spent the final fourteen years working in and round distant elements of Western Australia as an arts skilled. She helps Indigenous artists and humanities centres as a curator, advisor, cultural producer and humanities growth specialist. Though Flash Minky is a really new enterprise, the idea is the genesis of over a decade of working in distant communities with Indigenous-owned and ruled organisations.
‘Making a passive revenue for distant Indigenous artists to complement the highs and lows of the fantastic artwork market is one thing I’ve wished to do for a very long time,’ she says. Flash Minky is the results of that ambition – a brand new textile model creating limited-edition blankets emblazoned with the artworks of eight esteemed and rising artists from the Kimberly area.
It was this time final yr that Emilia lastly started