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'Seeing Mardayin': Instability and Ambiguity in the Art of John Mawurndjul, Kuninjku, Arnhem Land, Northern Australia
(Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society (IEEE Publishing), 2009)
According to the 'Yolngu' and 'Kuninjku' peoples of Arnhem Land, northern Australia, their art connects knowledge to the land. Land comes into being as a part of an ancestral dreaming enacted through performative storytelling. ...
Ancestral Forces in Contemporary Indigenous Australian Women's Art: 3 Case Studies of Multi-dimensional Cultural Heritage Knowledge
(Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society (IEEE Publishing), 2010)
The transition from ephemeral, ceremonial art to more permanent acrylic-on-board paintings has made Australian Aboriginal art more accessible to the public than ever before. However, early examples contained secret/sacred ...