The passing of knowledge through generations

The passing of knowledge through generations

In late 2019 Milingimbi artists were invited by curator, Nici Cumpston, to create new works that explored the theme of sharing between generations. The below text was written for the accompanying exhibition catalogue.  It is not surprising that, in these times, we...
Garrawurra are singing and waking up the young girl

Garrawurra are singing and waking up the young girl

Garrawurra are singing and waking up the young girl. They are standing on my mother’s country—singing from sunrise to sunset. This is women’s secret sacred ceremony. The deep story is not for here. —Susan Balbunga Susan Balbunga’s mother’s country of...
Djalkiri Community Collection

Djalkiri Community Collection

At the end of 2019 we received the incredible news that the Tim Fairfax Family Foundation would support the development of our Djalkiri Community Collection. This funding has enabled our organisation to advance a project which is close to the hearts of all our art...
Yuttu Dugitj – growing together – Koskela lampshade

Yuttu Dugitj – growing together – Koskela lampshade

The literal meaning of Yuttu Dugitj can be both ‘a seed growing’ or ‘a grey hair sprouting.’ Margaret Gamuti explains that Yuttu Dugitj is also a metaphor for the senior and young women coming together at their art centre to share skills and ideas, to work...