Marcia Biyay’ŋu

Emerging Artist

Marcia Biyay’ŋu is the granddaughter of master an-gujechiya (jungle vine fish trap) weavers Jack Maranbarra, Bonnie Burangarra, Frida Wyartja and Lily Roy, and the daughter of Sabrina Roy. Biyay’ŋu has been immersed in the process of harvesting and weaving her entire life and began her own career as an artist and weaver in 2018.

Under the guidance of her family, Biyay’ŋu has delved into using locally harvested materials to create weavings, and ochre works on bark and shell. She has also extended her practice to printmaking processes including etching.

Biyay’ŋu also enjoys playing AFL football and hunting for shellfish. 

Birth
08/10/1998

Language Group
Gupapuyŋu – Dhuwala’mirr

Clan
Gaykamŋu

Homeland
Djiliwirri

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: art@milingimbiart.com

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