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Dungog Contemporary Presents - Mowanjum To Maningrida


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Curated to accompany a screening of Undermined: Tales From The Kimberley. Coinciding with National Reconciliation Week 2019. We are excited to present to you this beautiful exhibition of paintings, silkscreen and woodblock prints from Mowanjum Arts, Derby, The Kimberley, and fibre works from Maningrida Arts and Culture, NT.

Featuring Wandjina paintings and prints from Mowanjum Artists including Edna Dale, Petrina Bedford, Gabriella Barunga, Alison Burgu Mary Jarna and Gudu Mungulu. Artists from Maningrida including Jennifer Prudence, Pansy Darcy, Alison Guwanjguwanj, Margot Gurawiliwili, Deborah Wurrkidj and Lorna Jin-gubarrangunya are exhibiting woven and naturally dyed pandanus fibre mats and baskets.

Painter Nick Ferguson, born and raised in Newcastle is showing a small and provocative suite of paintings depicting open cut mines in the context of climate change and sustainability. A finite resource causing global damage. The paintings, a poignant connection to Undermined, a film discussing the true meaning of native title accompanying these beautiful artworks from the traditional owners of the Kimberley and the NT. The show will run until Sunday, July 14 the last day of NAIDOC week. Dungog Contemporary acknowledges the land of the Gringai people upon which the gallery stands.