Ken Thaiday Snr. is a Torres Strait Island artist renowned for his dance headdresses. Inspired by Darnley island culture, these artworks are often larger than life and mobile. Join him as he prepares to ride his latest creation – a 6-meter-long hammerhead shark totem.
This Place: Artists Series aired on ABC in 2020. Commissioned by the ABC, this short documentary series features five Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists from the national collection, looking at their connection to Country and how it inspires their art and identity as they take us to the places across Australia where their art making began. With thanks to Wesfarmers Arts.