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Audio programs

In 2010 the National Museum of Australia presented an exciting series of programs as part of the Yiwarra Kuju exhibition in Canberra. If you missed the following talks, the audio and transcripts are available as audio on demand.

Jan Billycan, from Yulparija Artists, at work. Photo: Tim Acker.

Country, memory and art: Understanding Indigenous art

Wednesday 8 December 2010

Anthropologists Howard Morphy and John Carty, and senior curator Mike Pickering, discuss Indigenous art from the Western Desert and Arnhem Land, and how art from both regions reflects concepts of Country, family and memory.

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Right: Jan Billycan, from Yulparija Artists, at work. Photo: Tim Acker.

Walyja: family and art history in the Canning Stock Route collection

Wednesday 22 September 2010

The Canning Stock Route, combined with the concept of Walyja (family), acts as a prism through which it is possible to trace both the human and the subsequent artistic movements that characterised the far Western Desert region in the twentieth century.

John Carty, The Australian National University

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(left to right) Rosie Williams, Dulcie Gibbs and Muni Rita Simpson, from Martumili Artists, working on Minyipuru (Seven Sisters).
(left to right) Rosie Williams, Dulcie Gibbs and Muni Rita Simpson, from Martumili Artists, working on Minyipuru (Seven Sisters). Photo: Tim Acker, 2007.