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...
Milingimbi: A Living Culture at the Berndt Museum

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 Milingimbi is a small island...

Gapu Murnuk exhibition Q & A with Chris Durkin

Home 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...