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Martu Art from the far Western Desert
– Martu Art, Country and Culture

Join anthropologist and curator Dr John Carty for an in-depth conversation with Martu artists Ngamaru Bidu, Kumpaya Girgirba, Noreena Kadibil, Karnu Nancy Taylor, Ngalangka Nola Taylor, Wokka Taylor, Muuki Taylor and Sonia Williams on art, life, culture, environment and Country

Kumpaya Girgirba, Noelene Girgirba, Thelma Judson, Noreena Kadibil, Anya Judith Samson, Kathleen Sorensen, Karnu Nancy Taylor, Natasha Williams, Sonya Williams, Marjorie Yates, Our Country, 2011, synthetic polymer paint on linen, image courtesy the artists and Martumili Artists, © the artists

Dr John Carty
Dr John Carty is an anthropologist and curator who has worked extensively with Aboriginal artists throughout Central Australia, the Western Desert, Pilbara and Kimberley region. From 2007 to 2010 he was the principal researcher for the Canning Stock Route project, and was co-curator of the exhibition Yiwarra Kuju: The Canning Stock Route which was shown at the Australia Museum in 2012. In 2009 to 2010 he worked on a collaborative research project with Martu artist Yunkurra Billy Atkins and Martumili Artists, which lead to the exhibition and publication of Pretty One: the Art of Billy Atkins.

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– When

28 September 2014, 2:00-3:00pm

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