Artbank has launched its latest exhibition, bringing together a large body of visual and digital work by 12 Indigenous artists from the Nyapari community in South Australia.
Two years in the making, the community-led exhibition tells Tjukurpa (sacred stories) in a unique and innovative way using different mediums including painting, ink drawing and performance video. The exhibition is particularly important as it is during the International Year of Indigenous Languages. Some of the videos on display include the native language of the artists. There is supporting material available with translations and essays explaining the work.
Time: Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm
Date:18 July 2019 - 8 November 2019
Where: Artbank Sydney, 222 Young Street, Waterloo NSW 2017
Time: Wednesday to Friday, 11am - 4pm
Date: 25 July 2019 - 8 November 2019
Where: Artbank Melbourne, 18 – 24 Down Street, Collingwood VIC 3066
For more information, visit artbank.gov.au/exhibitions/tjungu-palyangku/
Image: Works by Beryl Jimmy, Watarru Collaborative, Ruth Fatt and Bernard Tjalkuri. Photography by Silversalt.