10 November, 2005

northern exhibitions

Pandanus to paper
Image: Philip Gudthakudthay, Wagilag Sisters 2005, etching

A vibrant exihibition of recent weavings, etchings and linocuts from Bula'bula Arts in Ramingining.

Opening 6pm Thursday 10 November. Showing until 9 December
Northern Editions Gallery Charles Darwin University Casuarina Campus

northern editions exhibitions

The Aboriginal Memorial. Collection of the National Gallery of Australia.

Ramingining is a small, remote community in Central Arnhem Land located some 400 kms east of Darwin and nearly 30 kms from the Arafura Sea. The tract of land upon which Ramingining township is built, is owned by the Djadawitjibi people of the Djinang group. Their principal creative being is Garrtjambal, the Red Kangaroo. Travelling from the south-east in the Roper River region across the mainland and over to Milingimbi, Garrtjambal links all the land-owning groups in the region. The name Bula'bula was selected in 1989 by local artists for their co-operative as it refers to the message embodied in the song-cycle of Garrtjambal's journey from Roper River to the Ramingining region. More literally, Bula'bula translates as the tongue, or voice of the kangaroo.
Malangi Mob: Our Father’s Stories

Malangi Mob: Our Father’s Stories, is a satellite exhibition to coincide with No Ordinary Place. Malangi Mob opens at Raft Artspace on Saturday November 12 and runs until December 3rd. There will be a performance by Richard Birrinbirrin at Raft about 11 am on the Saturday. No Ordinary Place: The art of David Malangi opens at MAGNT on Friday 11 November and runs through until the end of January.


Milpirri – Lajamanu Community

Since 1988 artists of Tracks and artists and community members of the remote Aboriginal community of Lajamanu (950 km from Darwin) have been working together to create some extraordinary performance events. Together they have toured to local and national festivals, travelled dreaming paths into some of Australia’s remotest land. It has been a long-term two-way education in which deep relationships have been built and respect and understanding gained. Milpirri will be a large-scale performance performed by Lajamanu youth and elders utilising traditional Warlpiri and western dance forms and a fusion of both. It will be held as the feature performance of a full day of celebrations within the Lajamanu community. The general public are invited to travel to the community to witness this special event.

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