Mandy Batjula Gaykamungu

Gunga earrings (87-21)

Pandanus and natural dyes, 5.5 cm, 2021

Body adornment has a long history in Yolŋu culture. Items made from locally collected materials including, seeds, nuts, shells and plant fibres are worn for ceremony or simply for every day use – in the words of artist Ruth Nalmarkarra ‘to make us pretty.’ 

$75.00

1 in stock

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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.

 

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