Yalangbara: Art of the Djang'kawu Currently Exhibiting in Perth

Tuesday, 11 September 2012

Key Dates:

4 November (Exhibition closes)

Venue: Western Australian Museum

Yalangbara: Art of the Djang'kawu is a celebration of Yolngu heritage and culture, showing works from three generations of the Marika family.

The exhibition features approximately 60 works from different sites across the Yalangbara peninsula, providing a unique insight into the way of life in this corner of Australia.

The Marika family are strong advocates for Indigenous rights and their artworks interweave Dreaming stories with current political and social issues. The works display techniques that have been used for many thousands of years, as well as some more modern art forms such as silkscreen prints and crayon drawings.

The exhibition runs at the Western Australian Museum till 4 November 2012.



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