Yurrwi in Europe – Basel, Genéva, Freiburg and Paris

Yurrwi in Europe – Basel, Genéva, Freiburg and Paris

  In early September 2018 Milingimbi artists Helen Ganalmirriwuy and Ruth Nalmakarra will travel to Europe at the invitation of the Museum der Kulturen, Basel. In Europe the artists will work with museum staff, exhibit their artwork and deliver public workshops and...
Ochre pigments connect artwork to sacred places

Ochre pigments connect artwork to sacred places

Ochre is a fine earth pigment, which includes yellow ochre, red ochre, purple ochre, sienna, and umber. Ochres are ground and mixed with a binding agent, they are painted on bark or the body for ceremony decoration. The major ingredient of all the ochres is iron known...