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Desert Mob

Our artworks are on show at 
Desart's Desert Mob exhibition at Araluen Arts Centre in Alice Springs. You can also view this artwork and others online! Visit: http://desart.com.au/gallery/desert-mob/desert-mob-2017/

Above: Noreen HudsonLandscape around Ntaria (Hermannsburg, NT).
What if this photograph is by Albert Namatjira?

We can’t wait for our trip to Adelaide in October. Our installation named “What if this photograph is by Albert Namatjira?” will be launched at the 
Art Gallery of South Australia during Tarnanthi on Thursday 12 October. You must see this! It is a speculative project where Aranda artists at the Itlja Ntjarra Many Hands Art Centre look closely at the Battarbee Collection, imagine who might have taken an historical collection of photographs, and respond with their own paintings. Thank you to artist Tom Nicholson for his mentorship.

Above:
Ricky Connick, West of Areyonga way

 
Parrtjima - A Festival in Light

We were invited to create the
Honouring Space installation at Parrtjima/ A festival in light in Alice Springs. The installation was inspired by the historical Hermannsburg Churchin windows suspended in the desert, as if viewing the landscape. Gloria Pannka’s painting was represented in the style of large-scale windows, as if looking out onto a landscape rendered in watercolour. The remainder of the installation evolved over 10 nights with Mervyn Rubuntja, Kathy Inkamala, Vanessa Inkamala and Reinhold Inkamala returning to the Alice Springs Desert Park to paint a scene especially for the festival. The artworks were displayed between two arches made by Aboriginal-owned social enterprise Tangentyere Constructions, which is based in Alice Springs.
Picture: Parrtjima 2017, by Melanie Günther
The Namatjira Project Auction

We are so excited about The Namatjira Project Auction coming up on Sunday 22nd October at the 
Art Gallery of South Australia! It is a collaboration with Iltja Ntjarra Many Hands Art Centre, Namatjira Legacy Trust, Tony Albert and Tarnanthi https://www.tarnanthi.com.au/events/namatjira-project-auction/

Place your bid at this historic auction featuring Boomerangs, Woomeras and Spears made in Collaboration with Cultural Leader Mervyn Rubuntja, Gloria Pannka and Kevin McCormack, as imagined by Australian Artists.

Above: Ivy Pareroultja, Ladies Dreaming.
Two Screenings of Namatjira Project in Adelaide!

Two special fundraiser screening of Namatjira Project are coming up in Adelaide!
1. Saturday, 14th October, 3pm, organised by Adelaide Film Festival at GU Cinemas, SA.
MORE INFO 
2. Sunday, 22nd October, 7pm, organised by Bluethumb Online Art Gallery at Palace Cinemas Nova, SA. MORE INFO 
Coming soon: Exhibition at Nanda\Hobbs Gallery in the heart of Sydney’s CBD

Exhibition dates: October 9 to October 21st  
Six artworks of this magnitude (184 x 200 cm) by our senior artists have never been produced before! More information to come.

Above: Kevin Namatjira, Mt Hermannsburg - Ljalkaindirma, NT

 
Coming soon: Tjuritja Nana Marra to Paris / From the Good West MacDonell Ranges to Paris

Exhibition with IDAIA: November 6 to January 7
Paris here we come! Paris audiences will get the opportunity to view a unique collection of our watercolours! More information to come

Picture: Marcus Wheeler, Glen Helen Gorge, NT

 
New collaborative works with Artist Tony Albert! As Ivy Pareroultja explains:

I don't buy them junk foods, because I'd get sick. I love damper, bush kangaroos, vegetables; I love catching fish at Finke River. I painted the area going towards Ormiston Gorge'. It is the Dreaming of the two possums. The possums are going towards the waterhole. 

Above left: Ivy Pareroultja, West 'McDonald's' Ranges
Above right: Gloria Pannka, West 'McDonald's' Ranges
 
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