Reinvigorating the MECA collection

Reinvigorating the MECA Collection is a collaboration between Milingimbi Art and Culture, CDU Art Collection and Art Gallery, CDU’s Yolngu Studies and Bula’bula Arts.  It brings together a stunning selection of 64 works from the Milingimbi Education and Cultural...

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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...

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Weaving Workshop at WHOLE studio, Paris

Ganalmirriwuy and Nalmakarra’s shared their process of dyeing and weaving artworks from plant fibres, roots and leaves harvested in Yurrwi and the surrounding Crocodile Islands with natural dye processes of Paris based artisan Aurélia Wolff. During this event...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Milingimbi Art and Culture Aboriginal Corporation

The Milingimbi Art and Culture Aboriginal Corporation is a community owned Art Centre that maintains an important position in the national art and cultural arena. Milingimbi Art and Culture has a long history of producing works steeped in active cultural practice such as barks, ceremonial poles, carvings and weavings. Works from Milingimbi are integral to important collections in many National and International institutions.

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A: Lot 53 Gadupu Rd, Milingimbi via Winellie, NT 0822
P: (+61) 8987 9888
E: [email protected]

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