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Helen Ganalmirriwuy

Senior Artist / Master Weaver

Helen Ganalmirriwuy is a Liya-gawumirr / Garrawarra women of East Arnhem Land in the far north of Australia as well as a highly celebrated master weaver 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.

Birth
08/11/1955

Languages
Djambarrpuyngu, Gupapuynu

Skin
Bilinydjan

 

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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