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Djalu Gurruwiwi - click to view larger image

Temporary Gallery
25 June to 26 September 2021


Discover the power of the didjeridu and its meanings with the Yolngu people, cultural custodians of the instrument they know as yidaki.

Explore a stringy bark forest and immerse yourself in film and audio installations in Yidaki: Didjeridu and the Sound of Australia.

Learn about the origins of instrument in Yolngu culture, where yidaki are not just musical instruments, they are social instruments, instruments of healing and of spiritual life.

Visitors are advised this exhibition contains strobe lighting effects, loud audio and low lighting.

Presented in partnership with the South Australian Museum. This exhibition has been assisted by the Australian Government's Visions of Australia program.

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Yidaki: Didjeridu and the Sound of Australia tour

Discover the power of the didjeridu and its meanings for the Yolngu people on a guided tour of this special exhibition.

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Banner image: Djalu Gurruwiwi (left) and Larry Gurruwiwi. Photos: Alex Robertson. South Australian Museum

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