Bäpurru – artist memorial

Bäpurru – artist memorial

The Milingimbi Artist Memorial was conceived in 2018, following the sudden death of an important artist, director and art worker. The memorial was made by representative artists from each of the resident clans in Milingimbi.  Each artist etched a copper plate that...
The MECA Collection conservation project

The MECA Collection conservation project

First published by Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Material 18 December 2018Author – Carolyn McLennan, Freelance Conservator, supporting people caring for collections in regional and remote areas of the Northern Territory. The past two...
Collaboration with Koskela for the Westpac reflection pods

Collaboration with Koskela for the Westpac reflection pods

The Reflection Pods were designed by Koskela and Yuwaalaraay artist Lucy Simpson who was inspired by the local Sydney language word Dyalgala, which means to hold or embrace. Elcho Island Artists and Milingimbi and Culture weavers brought the designs to life using...
Milingimbi: A Living Culture at the Berndt Museum

Milingimbi: A Living Culture at the Berndt Museum

Presented by the Berndt Museum, Milingimbi: A Living Culture is a selection of works from the school of art from Milingimbi Island just off the north-east coast of Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory that date from the 1940s until today Milingimbi is a small island...