in·gen·ious / inˈjēnyəs

1. (of a person) Clever, original, and inventive.
2. (of a machine or idea) Cleverly and originally devised and well suited to its purpose


2010 sees cyberTribe celebrating 10 years of exhibiting cutting edge and politically important artworks from Indigenous Artists internationally. Over the years cyberTribe has brought together Indigenous artists from places across Australia, the Pacific and the Americas to participate in exhibitions of international standing.

The artwork featured from the archive for ingenious focusses on the moving image, non-conventional media and also inter-disciplinary media from this decade with perspectives from far and wide.

ingenious features Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander, Maori, Samoan, Fijian, Native American, Native Canadian and Native South American Artists based in Australia, Aotearoa, South America, USA and Canada.

The artists are: James Luna, Bert Bennally (USA), Terrance Houle, Skawennati Tricia Fragnito (Canada), Latuff, Sergio Novello Barco (South America), Rachel Rakena, Niwhai Tupaea (Aotearoa), Dan Taulapapa McMullin, Polytoxic (Samoa), Torika Bolatagici, Salote Tawale (Fiji) and Tracey Moffatt, Michael Riley, Destiny Deacon, r e a, Jason Davidson and Jenny Fraser (Australia)


moving image links:

Dan Taulapapa McMullin 'Sinalela'

Skawennati Tricia Fragnito 'Time Traveller'

Terrance Houle 'The Wagon Burner'

polytoxic 'framed'

Jenny Fraser 'name that movie'


image/info links:

James Luna 'Spinning Woman (from Emendatio)'

Tracey Moffatt 'Love'

Destiny Deacon 'Forced into images'

Rachael Rakena 'Rerehiko'

Michael Riley 'Empire'



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