Senior Artist, Master Weaver & Director
Helen Ganalmirriwuy is a Liyagawumirr Garrawarra women of East Arnhem Land in the far north of Australia. She is celebrated as a master weaver and represented in numerous national and international collections.
The weaving of hand crafted functional, ceremonial and aesthetic contemporary art objects forms the daily rhythm of life for Ganalmirriwuy and her sisters. For Ganalmirriwuy weaving is part of an unbroken link between her present day reality and the time of creation when her ancestors were given law, knowledge and language. Ganalmirriwuy is known for her attention to intricate detail and commitment to finding new forms and refined techniques.