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Seven Sisters


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Barrupu Yunupingu ; Dhopiya Yunupingu ; Dorothy Djakanngu Yunupingu ; Gulumbu Yunupingu (dec) ; Djerrkngu Yunupingu ; Nyapanyapa Yunupingu ; Ranydjupi Yunupingu; This publication contains may contain links to external sites. These external sites may no longer be active.; Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).



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Buku Larrnggay Mulka Buku Larrnggay Mulka has a long and proud history as one of Australias premier Indigenous art centres and printmaking studio. The artists have established a worldwide reputation for excellence, having won many of Australias major Indigenous art prizes. The sacred art of this region details the spiritual forces behind the creation and continuing identity of the fresh and saltwater country of the Miwatj region of north-east Arnhem Land. Buku Larrnggay Mulka is one of the few art centres in Australia to establish and maintain a dedicated print workshop, which is staffed by Indigenous printmakers. In the last fifteen years the Centre has produced a wide range of linocuts, screen prints, etchings, lithographs, and collographs. While the artists are respectful of the discipline of minytji (sacred design) the nature of the printmaking process has allowed the them to experiment more freely with colour, imagery, concepts and design without compromising their spiritual identity. Many of the artists who have worked in the print workshop are women who have been leaders in innovation and change. At the forefront have been the senior women of the Yunupingu family led by Gaymala (deceased), Gulumbu, Nyapanyapa and Barrupu Yunupingu. Basil Hall Editions Basil Hall is Director of Basil Hall Editions (BHE) in Darwin and is a Master Printmaker with a national reputation. Basil Hall has been working with the artists and arts workers at Buku Larrnggay Mulka for the past 15 years and has assisted and mentored the development of the Buku Larrnggay Mulka print workshop. Through successive workshops he has helped senior Arnhem Land artists to develop increasingly more complex and sophisticated prints and apply new techniques and at the same time train younger Indigenous technicians in the craft of printmaking. The Seven Sisters were printed at Basil Hall Editions by printers Basil Hall, Nena Zanos Merren Sierakowski and Natasha Rowell Nomad Art Nomad Art has a long-standing relationship with Buku Larrnggay Mulka and Basil Hall Editions. Nomad Art has exhibited prints with Buku Larrnggay print workshop since 2006 and is proud to be associated with one of the Northern Territorys premier print studios. Seven Sisters will be exhibited at the Ganyu Gallery as part of the 2012 Darwin Festival Civic Park, Darwin Nightly 6 - 10 10 26 August 2012 Contact Nomad Art for further information: www.nomadart.com.au 08 89816382 Specifications: The image size of each print is 100 x 50 cm The paper size is 120 x 80 cm Seven Sisters are editions of 20