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MARTUMILI ARTISTS – DANCING FOR OUR COUNTRY – Yaamaganu Gallery

MARTUMILI ARTIST MAY (MAY WOKKA) CHAPMAN. PIC COURTESY OF KATE SNANASY FOR MARTUMILI

 

‘MY PAINTING SHOWS NYAYARTAKUJARRA (LAKE DORA) AND THE WATERHOLES. IN PUJIMAN (TRADITIONAL, DESERT DWELLING) DAYS WE ALL WALKED FROM WATERHOLE TO WATERHOLE. WE WERE TRAVELLING AROUND FOR A LONG TIME, WE WERE ALL  NAKED! WE GREW UP WALKING ALL AROUND THESE WATERHOLES. ALL OF THESE WATERHOLES ARE STILL HERE, WITH ALL OF THE SONGS AND ALL OF THE DANCES. WE ARE STILL SINGING AND DANCING FOR OUR COUNTRY.’

MAY MAYIWALKU (MAY WOKKA) CHAPMAN

 

WE ARE DELIGHTED TO WELCOME OUT MARTU FRIENDS BACK TO THE GALLERY FOR A GROUP SHOW OF NEW WORKS TITLED ‘DANCING FOR OUR COUNTRY.’

 

FEATURED ARTIST :

CORBAN CLAUSE WILLIAMS

DERRICK BUTT

DOREEN CHAPMAN

ELIZABETH  TOBY

JUDITH ANYA SAMSON

KUMPAYA GIRGIRBA

LILY LONG JATARR

LORNA LINMURRA

MARLENE ANDERON

MAY MAYIWALKU CHAPMAN

MUUKI TAYLOR

NANCY CHAPMAN

NGAMARU BIDU

 

ALL ENQUIRIES TO TOBY OSMOND

E: TOBY.OSMOND@AES.ORG.AU

P: +61 2 6794 3280

 

THANKYOU TO THE ARTISTS AND MARTUMILI FOR THE OPPORTUNITY

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YAAMA GANU GALLERY IN ASSOCIATION WITH MARTUMILI ARTISTS WA PRESENTS THE NEW GROUP SHOW DANCING FOR OUR COUNTRY ENQUIRIES E: TOBY.OSMOND@AES.ORG.AU P: + 61 2 6794 3280

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