Mindirr (conical basket) (#190-20)

Pandanus, kurrajong and bush dyes, 23 x 20 x 20 cm, 2020

Mindirr are common across Arnhem Land, however they are known by many different names depending on their specific origins and design. Some mindirr are made for ceremony and are adorned with clan designs, signifiers and totems. Other mindirr are designed to carry certain foods or to assist with food preparation. Contemporary artists such as Mandy Batjula use mindirr as a departure point to express their clan designs and explore the limitless potential of form and colour.   

$700.00

1 in stock

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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.

 

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