NORTH works with remote community art centres to develop beautiful, high-quality products featuring fabric designed by local Indigenous artists. This collaboration helps provide growth and opportunity, both for the individual Indigenous artists as well as their communities.
Every design in The Warlu Collection is an artist’s Jukurrpa, a Dreaming Story. Sam Harris recently learned more about the work of the Warlpiri artists and honouring the cultural importance and significance of storytelling.
I loved working with NORTH. It’s so important to have initiatives like this to keep our aboriginal culture stories alive. Being one of the oldest cultures in the world, we just can’t lose it! It makes me so proud to be a part of bringing these stories to life via a beautiful garment.
Thanks to ING Dreamstarter, businesses like NORTH can be supported to make real, lasting differences in our communities.
As one of the ING Dreamstarter Crowdfunding businesses this year, NORTH raised over $75,000. This funding will enable them to deliver collections in collaboration with partnering Art centres twice a year and casually employ a local Yuendumu Community member as a Design and Development Leader.
Check out the video below to see Sam share the Two Dogs Dreaming story.
ING is a business name of ING Bank (Australia) Limited ABN 24 000 893 292, AFSL and Australian Credit Licence 229823. Dreamstarter is a trade mark of ING Bank (Australia) Limited.
The information is current as at publication. Any advice on this website does not take into account your objectives, financial situation or needs and you should consider whether it is appropriate for you. Deposit products, savings products, credit card and home loan products are issued by ING, a business name of ING Bank (Australia) Limited ABN 24 000 893 292, AFSL and Australian Credit Licence 229823. ING Living Super (which is part of the ING Superannuation Fund ABN 13 355 603 448) is issued by Diversa Trustees Limited ABN 49 006 421 638, AFSL 235153 RSE L0000635. The insurance cover offered by ING Living Super is provided by Metlife Insurance Limited ABN 75 004 274 882, AFSL 238096. ING Insurance is issued by Auto & General Insurance Company Limited (AGIC) ABN 42 111 586 353 AFSL Licence No 285571 as insurer. It is distributed by Auto & General Services Pty Ltd (AGS) ABN 61 003 617 909 AFSL 241411 and by ING as an Authorised Representative AR 1247634 of AGS. All applications for credit are subject to ING's credit approval criteria, and fees and charges apply. You should consider the relevant Product Disclosure Statement, Terms and Conditions, Fees and Limits Schedule, Financial Services Guide, Key Facts Sheet and Credit Guide available at ing.com.au when deciding whether to acquire, or to continue to hold, a product. Before interacting with us via our social media platforms, please take a minute to familiarise yourself with our Social Media User Terms https://www.ing.com.au/pdf/Social_Media_User_Terms.pdf.