Resources

EPISODE 1: THE CONQUISTADOR, THE DOG WHISPERER AND THE WALPIRI

Article on Warlukurlangu Art Centre, Yuendemu.

Warlukurlangu Art Centre.

ABC Conversations Podcast
Profile Interview with Cecilia Alfonso of Warlukurlangu Art Centre.


EPISODE 2: ART WITH HEART

Gunybi Ganambarr, featured in this episode, won the overall prize at this year's National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Awards.

A review by art critic John McDonald of the 35th Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards at the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory in 2018.

Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Art Centre.


EPISODE 3: ART AS TITLE DEEDS

The Saltwater Exhibition held at the National Maritime Museum in Sydney. This features the artworks that helped win maritime rights for the Yolgnu.

Kade McDonald's crosscultural talk sessions: UNTOLD. Kade is a former manager of the Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Art Centre.


EPISODE 4: MEET THE MATRIX

"Kartiya (white people) are like Toyotas"  is the article by Kim Mahoud that Margo mentioned: a blistering insight into the dysfunctional dynamics of some whitefellas in remote Aboriginal communities.

“The artistic revival at Papunya Tjupi Arts” Article by Kim Mahoud in The Monthly, October 2018 traces new developments in the community that started the Western Desert art movement in the early 1970s, including a move away from a restricted colour palette.

RAFT Artspace
Founded in Darwin in 2001 by Dallas Gold, RAFT presented more than 150 exhibitions there, before relocating in 2010 to Alice Springs.

 

EPISODE 5: MORE FROM THE MATRIX

Rambangi / Together as Equals'
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xhibition (2015) at the Northern Centre for Contemporary Art, Darwin.
Artists: Barayuwa Munungurr, Ruark Lewis, Bengitj Ngurruwuthun, Jeffrey Ngurruwuthun

Gadawaulkwulk Means Shelter
Exhibition (2012) Barayuwa Mununggurr and Ruark Lewis

Eaux Vivantes/Living Waters
Book of crosscultural artworks including works by Barayuwa Mununggurr and Ruark Lewis

Midwarr/Harvest Exhibition
National Museum of Australia with Yolŋu elder Mulkuṉ Wirrpanda and landscape painter John Wolseley.

ABC Radio National 'Awaye' program examining fake Indigenous artworks

Indigenous Art Code: monitors fair trade of Indigenous art.

Barayuwa Munungurr, artist

Ruark Lewis, artist

Emily Kame Kngwarreye, artist from Utopia

 

GENERAL RESOURCES

Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters: A major exhibition at the National Museum of Australia in Canberra, curated by Heart of Artness co-host, Margo Neale.

Rattling Spears: A History of Indigenous Australian Art, a recent book by Ian McLean.

Short article by Siobhan McHugh and Ian McLean in The Conversation: 'Aboriginal Art – is it a white thing?'

Article that analyses the process of oral history interviewing and its use for podcast/audio storytelling purposes: "The Affective Power of Sound: Oral History on Radio", Siobhán McHugh, Oral History Review, Oxford University Press, Volume 39, Number 2, Summer/Fall 2012 pp. 187-206. This article was among OHR's most cited and is reproduced in its 50th anniversary issue in 2016. It is also included in The Oral History Reader, 3rd ed, ed Perks & Thomson, Routledge 2016.
Note: if the hyperlinks to illustrative audio clips in the OHR article are broken, please listen to the audio clips here - they are a vital part of it!