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Desert River Sea - Sibosado

 

Desert River Sea: POrtraits of the Kimberley

the exhibition experience

OPENS 9 February 2019 | FREE

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN

CURATED BY CARLY LANE, CURATOR ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER ART

AND EMILIA GALATIS, COMMUNITY LIAISON & PROJECT COORDINATOR

 

This large-scale exhibition is the celebration of the culmination of the six-year Desert River Sea: Kimberley Art Then and Now visual arts research project led by the Art Gallery of WA, with support from Rio Tinto Communities.

Over 150 works from the Kimberley will feature in this exhibition, including works developed by six major art centres and three independant artists in the final year of the project.

The exhibition will give a rare experience of the land, artists and art of the Kimberley.


DRS

Art Centres/Artists involved in the exhibition
• Warlayirti Artists (Balgo)
• Darrell & Garry Sibosado (Lombadina)
• Daniel Walbidi (Bidyadanga)
• Kira Kiro Art Centre (Kalumburu)
• Warmun Art Centre (Warmun)
• Waringarri Aboriginal Arts (Kununurra)
• Mowanjum Aboriginal Art & Culture Centre (Mowanjum)
• Mangkaja Arts Resource Agency (Fitzroy Crossing)

Visit Desert River Sea: Kimberley Art Then and Now for all the details on the project and artists involved.

DRS

 

Project Partner                                                       

Rio Tinto logo

Funding Partners

Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries        Australia Council for Arts

This project is supported by the State Government through the Royalties for Regions program and the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.

 

Perth Festival logo    Wesfarmers Arts logo

Presented in association with Perth Festival

 


Garry Sibosado
Aalingoon (Rainbow Serpent) 2018 (detail)
Photo: Michael Jalaru Torres at Kooljaman Beach, 2018

Mervyn Street

Cowhide


Sonia Kurarra

Cowhide


 

 


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