[Perth Aboriginal Art Exhibition] Earth Matters

earth matters 2017

Earth Matters Exhibition, Perth, Western Australia

Dates: Sept 29th 2017 to February 28th 2018

MunupiThis exhibition explores the enigmatic qualities and materiality of white earth pigments in Aboriginal artwork from the Kimberley (WA), Arnhem Land (NT) and the Tiwi Islands (NT) in paintings and three dimensional works. Bringing together some of Australia’s foremost contemporary Aboriginal artists working from the art centres of Buku Larrnggay Mulka Centre; Bula Bula Arts; Maningrida Arts and Culture; Millingimbi Art Centre; Mowanjum Arts; Munupi Arts, and Warmun Art Centre. As a medium that is tied to tradition, white ochre or gapan also provides opportunity for abstraction, minimalism and experimentation. Artworks explore the interaction and connection between art, earth, culture and identity, as well as metaphysical and ancestral elements.
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