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Create Day dawns in Oceania, a region where craft is often inherently rooted within the dramatic landscapes where it is created – from pieces handwoven with Australian merino wool and plant-based fibres to sculpture formed from the gathered flotsam and jetsam of the shoreline.

See how three different contemporary artists and makers have continued creating during lockdown, and learn about Ernabella Arts, an Aboriginal-owned and run corporation which nurtures Australia’s Indigenous art – the oldest continuous living culture in the world.

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Ernabella Arts Inc

Dan Bowran

Crossing Threads

James Alexander

Makiko Ryujin