Jocelyn Gumirrmirr

Artist

Jocelyn was taught painting by her family during the Ŋarra cleansing ceremony in which clan designs are used as body paint.

The three colours used for art production by the Liyagawumirr, Garrawurra clan are associated with Djan’kawu sisters who travelled through North East Arnhem Land creainng spring water, country, languages, tribes and culture amongst Yolŋu people.

Jocelyn lives in Galiwin’ku (Elcho island) and is represented by Elcho Island Arts and Milingimbi Art and Culture.

Birth
04/06/1974

Clan
Garrawurra

Language group
Dhuwal

Homeland
Garriyak

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]

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