Tandanya is excited to present ˜Jukurrpa “ Our Story’, an exhibition from the Warlukurlangu Artists Aboriginal Corporation. Warlukurlangu Artists was established in 1985, and is recognised as one of the most significant Aboriginal art centres in Australia. Specialising in the production of acrylic paintings, traditional artefacts and sand paintings, large canvas commissions, etchings and screen prints, the art centre seeks to foster a growing understanding of Warlpiri culture and to enhance the lives of the people of Yuendumu. Over 500 artists make up the broad membership of the Association, which is open to all Warlpiri people from Yuendumu and surrounding homelands.
Tandanya has selected new works from the Artists, providing an exhibition to amaze the viewer with artworks filled with colourful and cultural potency using form and figure to express story. These stories relate to ˜Jukurrpa’ (Dreaming) Walpiri law and culture. In recent years the work of Warlukurlangu artist’s has featured in exhibitions hosted by the Glasgow Museum, Scotland; Cleveland Centre for Contemporary Art, Ohio, USA; Gifu Museum of Fine Arts, Japan; Groninger Museum, Holland; The Australian National Gallery, Canberra; the State Galleries of Western Australia, Queensland and New South Wales, the Pompidou Centre, Paris, and the Lyon Biennale.
˜Jukurrpa “ Our Story’ is open to the public daily 10am to 5pm from Wed 12 May to Sunday 18 July 2010 at Tandanya “ National Aboriginal Cultural Institute. Admission is free.
Artist: judy napangardi watson, elsie napanangka granites, joy nangala brown, elsie napanangka granites, nancy napanangka gibson
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