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In her most ambitious installation to date, Yhonnie Scarce suspends more than 2000 individually blown-glass bush yams in the shape of the nuclear bomb blasts conducted at Maralinga in the north of South Australia between 1953 and 1963.
Image: Yhonnie Scarce, Kokatha/Nukunu people, South Australia, Thunder raining poison (detail), 2015, blown glass yams. Courtesy the artist and THIS IS NO FANTASY + Dianne Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne, photo: Janelle Low.
Enjoy a collaborative project between JamFactory, the South Australian Museum and TARNANTHI that explores contemporary forms of adornment.
Image: Model wearing neckpiece by Shimmer artist Grace Lillian Lee. photo: Carly K Photography
An immersive installation of woven forms. Nganmarra asks audiences to reflect on the cultural, economic and sacred values of the plant kingdom and highlights the extraordinary talents of senior women artists from Bula’bula Arts in Ramingining, northeast Arnhem Land.
Image: Frances Djulibing Daingangan, Gupapuyngu people, Northern Territory; Julie Djulibing Malibirr, Ganalbingu people, Northern Territory; Robyn Djunginy, Ganalbingu people, Northern Territory; Evonne Munuyngu, Mandhalpuyngu people, Northern Territory; Mary Dhapalany, Mandhalpuyngu people, Northern Territory, Nganmarra: the container of life (detail), 2015, gunga (Pandanus spiralis) and natural dyes. Courtesy the artists, Bula’bula Arts, Ramingining, and Botanic Gardens of South Australia, photo: Grant Hancock.
The Spinifex Artists have travelled to ancestral Country out from Tjuntjuntjara in south-east Western Australia to create this formidable new series of paintings for TARNANTHI.
Image: Tjaruwa Woods, Pitjantjatjara people, Western Australia, Purpurnya, 2015, synthetic polymer paint on linen. Courtesy the artist and Spinifex Arts Project, photo: Saul Steed.
Riverland presents the 30-year career of this significant Ngarrindjeri artist. Embedded in the traditions of Ngarrindjeri culture and animated by her boundless imagination, Koolmatrie’s woven forms are the equilibrium of tradition and innovation.
Image: Yvonne Koolmatrie, Ngarrindjeri people, South Australia, Shrimp scoop, 2015, spiny-headed sedge (Cyperus gymnocaulos); Acquisition through TARNANTHI | Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art, supported by BHP Billiton 2015, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide. Courtesy the artist and Aboriginal & Pacific Art, photo: Jenni Carter.
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