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Aboriginal Women's Contemporary Art Movement

Date
April 29, 2017
Time
2:00-4:00pm
Location
Frost Art Museum FIU

Summary of Event

Please join Dr. Margo Smith, Director of the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of the University of Virginia, and special guests Wukun Wanambi, Cultural Director of The Mulka Project, Yinimala Gumana from Yirrkala, Australia and Kade McDonald as they discuss the work of three artists featured in Marking the Infinite: Contemporary Women Artists from Aboriginal Australia. A program of short films from The Mulka Project at Yirrkala will follow the discussion in the museum galleries.

Films to be screened: Galka, Gapu Ga Guṉḏa - The Art of Noŋgirriŋa Marawili, Mayaŋ, Buku-ḻup and Ḻak ḻak - The Colours of Laŋani Marika - Yeriŋaniŋ.

The Mulka Project is one of the only Indigenous owned and operated media units in Australia. It provides the Yolngu access to the archive of their culture’s historic photographs, films, and sound recordings, and it gives Yolngu people the tools to record and represent their own history, stories, and lives.

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