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November 2018

Punuku Tjukurpa – touring exhibition of works from Maruku Arts archive

November 9, 2018 - February 17, 2019
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia

Presented by Artback NT Opening Friday 9 November Ka punu nganampa tjuta palya ananyi tjana nyakuntjaku. Wiru nyangatja. Tjana nyakula kulilpai alatji palyalpai munu memory tjuta ngananana Kanyilpai. “It is good that our carvings should go out to the world for all to see. This is a good thing. People can see and understand how things are made and that we have a lot of memories .” Niningka Lewis, Artist Punuku Tjukurpa is an exhibition of Anangu story, Law and…

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PUNUKU TJUKURPA WEEKEND WORKSHOPS

November 10 @ 10:00 am - November 11 @ 4:00 pm
Central Craft, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870
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To celebrate the homecoming of the Punuku Tjukurpa exhibition after 4 years of national touring, Artback NT is proud to present a weekend of workshops and cultural activities in partnership with Maruku Arts to be held at Central Craft. Learn how to carve and decorate Tjulpu (birds), Pitis (bowls) and Timpilypa (music sticks).  Watch Kulata (spear) throwing, Kali (boomerang) making or join in with Inma (traditional song and dance). 10-12.30 Punu making workshops with senior artists. Places Limited.  Booking essential…

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Fecund: Fertile Worlds

November 16, 2018 - February 3, 2019
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia

Presented by Artback NT Opening Friday 16 November Announced as the inaugural SPARK NT Curator, Katherine based Clare Armitage presents Fecund: Fertile Worlds. Bringing together works by contemporary artists from across the NT and Australia, Fecund explores life, death and desire in the natural world. Fecund celebrates the intrinsically optimistic nature of growth. It acknowledges the resilience of life, the interconnectedness of living systems and the will to exist. Presenting a diverse array of art forms, Fecund conjures a rich…

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