Collectively, society is at a tipping point. We are doing what we can to support by choosing justice and celebrating cultural diversity in australia.
At simétrie, we have compiled a list of BIPOC individuals and businesses to support and amplify. Also, included below are various organisations that fund, provide legal aid and campaign against the systematic injustice inflicted upon Indigenous Australians.
We each have the capacity to make considered choices around where and who we choose to spend our time and resources with. Below are some incredible BIPOC designers, business owners, artists and organisations, that deserve our love and attention.
Fashion & accessories
Photo: Gammin Threads
Gammin Threads - a fashion brand born from a love of typography, language and Indigenous heritage. Gammin Threads was founded by Tahnee, a proud descendant of the Yorta Yorta, Taungurung, Boonwurrung & Mutti Mutti nations. View the colourful & empowering tees here.
Haus of Dizzy - Indigenous Australian jewellery designer, kristy Dickinson, is the queen of bling. Check out here cool statement pieces here.
Deadly Denim - hand-painted denim goods that celebrate Indigenous art. View the denim collection here.
Marnin Studio - is an Indigenous Australian social enterprise producing artisan homewares, gifts, and textiles. Check out their collection here.
Photo: Penny Evans
Penny Evans - Aborigional artist who celebrates her Gamilaraay Aboriginal cultural heritage through ceramics, collage, prints and film. View her artworks here.
Jasmine Coe - Aborigional artist who celebrates the natural world through her art and silk collections. Discover more about her art here.
Kyah Nimue - an Aborigional artists who connects and grows through her art, photography and storytelling whilst creating on Gabbi Gabbi land. view her collection here.
Emma Hollingsworth - an Australian Indigenous artist sharing her story and culture through the magic of art. View her collection here.
Naomi Hobson - North Queensland artist living in Coen a remote Cape York Indigenous community in Australia. View her collection here.
Photo: Aretha Brown
Aretha Brown - Aboriginal activist and artist. Visit her Youtube channel here.
Meyne Wyatt - Aboriginal actor and activist. Check out his Instagram here.
Dixie Crawford - Barkindji woman, strategist, speaker, coach and equity advocate. Check out her events here.
Organisations to support
Below are a handful of incredible organisations who support Australia’s Aborigional communities with the much needed tools and resources to combat systemic racism within and external to the Australian legal system.
Deadly Connections - working to break intergenerational cycles of disadvantage and harm.
Children’s Ground - an organisation led by Aboriginal communities for the future of Indigenous children.
Sisters Inside Bail Fund - advocating for the human rights of women and girls in prison.
Bridging the Gap - foundation for Indigenous health and education.
Healing Foundation - supporting stolen generations, survivors, families and communities.
Justice for David Dungay Junior - fighting for justice in regards to David Dungay Junior's death in custody.
Other educational resources - read more here.