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...

George Dangi and the Djiliwirri Guku design

George Dangi has painted the Djiliwirri Guku design (honey design) because he is a Gupapuyngu man of Yirritja moiety. This design is commonly painted onto the body during the Ngarra mens ceremony and Dhapi (making man) ceremony. During the ceremony the men lie on...

Walma – Moon Rise Exhibition at Koskela

Remember to pop into Koskela to see the Walma – Moon Rise Exhibition.  Walma is a Yolŋu word, translating as ‘to emerge’ or ‘rise’, particularly in relation to the sun and moon, thus embodying the confidence and optimism within the current generation of...

Wurray is a creator spirit, journeying through the country

Yolngu song men trace the epic dreamtime story of their great nomadic warrior, Wurray, across North East Arnhem Land in the top-end of Australia. Wurray is a creator, journeying through the country from the dawn through to sunsett. The songline stretches from...