The Indigenous Art Market: a Site of Cultural Production Or Cultural Assimilation?

Viewing the Australian Indigenous art market as a fugitive space opens possibilities for Indigenous artists and intermediaries to reassert their cultures and knowledge systems. Drawing on decolonization theory and multi-method data, we find that despite persisting cultural tensions, the market can empower the cultural production and resurgence of Indigenous people.


Ai Ming Chow, Michal Carrington, and Julie L. Ozanne (2019) ,"The Indigenous Art Market: a Site of Cultural Production Or Cultural Assimilation?", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 47, eds. Rajesh Bagchi, Lauren Block, and Leonard Lee, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 315-319.


Ai Ming Chow, University of Melbourne, Australia
Michal Carrington, University of Melbourne, Australia
Julie L. Ozanne, University of Melbourne, Australia


NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 47 | 2019

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