Colin Yerrilil

Artist & Director

Colin Yerrilil is a senior Djambarrpuyngu cultural practitioner and artist who makes works associated with the buḻmanytji (shark), Baṉumbirr (morning star) and ḏaruma (bowl shell). His father brought him to Milingimbi as a boy and he lived his whole life on the island.

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Birth
01/01/1941

Languages
Djambarrpuyŋu

Clan
Dhamarrandji

Homeland
Djawalngur, Garrata

Artist’s Work

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.

 

Contact us

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

Warning: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website may contain images and voices of deceased persons.

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