Wayne Quilliam's Black and White Dancers - Black and White Dancers (Laura, far north Queensland). The Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival is one of those culturally significant gatherings you return to year after year to learn about the true identity of Australia. It has been a privilege to witness its extraordinary sights, sounds and stories.
The Australian Aboriginal flag was designed by watercolour artist Harold Thomas, a descendant from the Luritja Aboriginal People in the region of Central Australia.Designed as a unifying symbol for Aboriginal People fighting for the return of their traditional lands Thomas said I wanted to make it unsettling. Light colour at the bottom and the dark on top.It represents the aboriginal people walking on top of the land.