Gapu Murnuk exhibition Q & A with Chris Durkin

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 mission was founded here in 1923, and quickly...

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Meet Margaret Rarru – weaver and painter

Artist Margaret Rarru says that she was a young teenager when she first started to weave at Galawin’ku, on Elcho Island with her aunties. Rarru sat down with her numa (aunties) and the balanda (white) ladies from the mission at Galawin’ku learnt weaving from them....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Come and meet us at the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair

Our favourite dry season event is coming up. Please come and meet us at the 11th Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair on the 11-13th August at the Darwin Convention Centre. We will be exhibiting  a selection of weavings, ochre works on canvas, archival paper and bark at this...

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Makarrata Ceremony

The Makarrata ceremony and the restoring of access to artefacts is bringing the past into the future for Miliingimbi artists. Access to images of artwork restores the connection to inherited designs. The hand over of images after the Makarrata has inspired Milingimbi...

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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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