Skip to content Skip to main navigation

Lifestyle

Experience humanity amplified

New exhibition – Drill Hall Gallery

By Woody Mann-Caruso - 14 November 2006 0

The current exhibition at the ANU’s Drill Hall Gallery is Mumeka to Milmingkan: Innovation in Kurulk Bark Painting. This exhibition features bark paintings produced by Kuninjku artists from western Arnhem Land who are members of, or have close associations with, the Kurulk clan.

The exhibition traces how this art by three brothers – John Mawurndjul, the late Jimmy Njiminjuma and James Iyuna – changed in the period 1979–2006 as they shifted to reside at different outstations and engaged differently with the western art market. The exhibition challenges conventional notions about Arnhem Land art and notions of individual creativity and leadership in Kuninjku society. The exhibition is curated by Jon Altman from the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research and Apolline Kohen from Maningrida Arts and Culture.

What’s Your opinion?


Post a comment
Please login to post your comments, or connect with

Related Articles

CBR Tweets

Sign up to our newsletter

Top
Copyright © 2017 Riot ACT Holdings Pty Ltd. All rights reserved.
www.the-riotact.com | www.b2bmagazine.com.au | www.thisiscanberra.com

Search across the site