Tuesday, May 18, 2021

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Make September 8 Australia Day, anthem in Pitjantjatjara

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Bring the remains of Matthew Flinders (at right) to Australia as a hero in Australian history, and rename Australia Day Foundation Day, suggests singer and historian TED EGAN (at left).

The eternal chase: songlines of the Seven Sisters

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In this moment when, in the Western world at least, the tide is turning on what is permissible in men’s sexual approaches to women, it is fascinating to be taken into ancient scenarios in exactly these gender borderlands, writes KIERAN FINNANE, after her visit to the National Museum of Australia’s major exhibition, Songlines, Tracking the Seven Sisters.

Long moment in the sun for artists from The Lands

Photo: Painting by Telstra Award winner for 2011, Dickie Minyintiri.

All year Alice Springs has had its window onto the Aboriginal art of
the moment, that outpouring of cultural affirmation and expressive
brilliance coming from 'The Lands' – home to the Pitjantjatjara and
Yankunytjatjara peoples. Apart from his stockroom shows, the astute
Dallas Gold of Raft Artspace has had his eyes fixed firmly on the
south-west. The timing for his current show from Ernabella Arts couldn't
have been better. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

SLIDE SHOW: Kapi
Tjukula (Waterholes) by Dickie Minyintiri • the artist with his Telstra
winning work, Kanyalakutjina (Euro tracks), photo courtesy MAGNT •
ceramic workshop at Ernabella, from left Gordon Ingkatji (his piece is
not in the Raft show), Andy Tjilari, Dickie Minyintiri in his favoured
policeman's cap •  Tali – sand dune, ceramic by Pepai Jangala
Carroll • Kapi Tjukula at Ilpili, ceramic by Pepai Jangala Carroll •
Kapi Tjukula, ceramic by Dickie Minyintiri • Walungurru by Pepai Jangala
Carroll. All photos courtesy Ernabella Arts and Raft Artspace, unless
otherwise indicated.

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