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...

Gapu Murnuk exhibition Q & A with Chris Durkin

Home » Category: "Culture" Why did you choose to bring this exhibit to fruition? Milingimbi Art and Culture has a long history of art making that saw it as Australia’s premier collecting and research location in the 1950’s and 60’s. A...

Raymond Bulambula and the Gapu Murnuk story

Raymond Bulambula is a Mandjikay, Wobulkarra man whose ancestral country includes Barringu and Langarra (Howard Island, south of Elcho Island). In this Gamanungku (painting / design) Bulambula depicts Gapu Murnuk in a style that belongs to Barringu. Bulambula can...