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Warnayaka Aboriginal Art Gallery, Australian Art At Its Best

http://theconversation.com/clever-women-three-warlpiri-artists-now-in-melbourne-25607

Turkey Dreaming by Lily Nungarrayi Hargraves

 

The Northern Territories Award Winning Aboriginal Indigenous Art Centre

The Warnayaka Art Gallery is located in Australia, in Lajamanu, NT. We specialise in Indigenous Aboriginal Art and Dot Paintings. The Lajamanu Community is 580kms south west of Katherine, Northern Territory. Lajamanu is half way between Alice Springs and Darwin. Lajamanu has a population of around 900 Warlpiri people and their stories are part of their art. Artists in Lajamanu have been finalists in the Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Awards for the past 4 years.

To view our artists work click here.

New Book from Warnayaka Art

Warnayaka Aboriginal ArtWarnayaka Art Centre: Life in the Digital Desert is a collaborative project between the art centre and it’s artists - including several emerging digital media artists, art and anthropology scholars, Dr Jennifer Biddle, Dr Barbara Glowczewski (Nungarrayi), and curator Christian de Lutz, and Australian, German-based interdisciplinary artist, Gretta Louw. The 100 page, full-colour book covers the landscape, community, and art of the remote Warlpiri community of Lajamanu, as well as recent digital artwork by Warnayaka Art Centre and visiting artists, and documentation from the European tour of exhibitions and cultural presentations that four of our artists attended in 2012.

The book is available 1st July 2013. Price is $35.00AU plus postage.

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Work is underway on the humpy construction for the YAMA installation. Despite the heat,  Neil Jupurrurla Cooke - one of the lead artists - was working on installing the corrugated iron walls today. Here, he talks to collaborating artist Gretta Louw about the process.

It's starting to come together!

Check out the video