Orion Expedition Cruise - 'Art of Arnhem Land'

6 May - 11 May 2010

Bula'bula Arts is proud to announce that we are going on tour... via the coastline of Arnhem Land!  We have been invited by the luxury cruise ship the Orion to come aboard the 'Art of Arnhem Land' expedition, which will visit Aboriginal Art Centres through the top end of Australia in May.  

Senior artists Peter Gambung and Bobby Bununggurr, accompanied by Louise O'Neil (manager) and Sara Higgs (curator) will board the vessel at Yirrkala, and visit communities such as Galiwin'ku, Maningrida and the Tiwi Islands before disembarking in Darwin.  As well as having the opportunity to talk about local art and culture, we will also be showing key examples of artwork produced from Bula'bula Arts.

This is not the first time Bobby has been invited to work on a cruise liner.  He fondly remembers a time when he and David Gulpilil performed at sea several years ago.  We are all looking forward to seeing the country from a different perspective and meeting the other passengers.  

 http://www.orionexpeditions.com

 
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Date of birth : 1960

Language : Mandhalpuy

Social Affiliations :  Dhuwa moiety, Bilinydjan subsection

 Evonne Munuyngu was born at Mirrngatja outstation on the eastern edge of the Arafura Swamp. Before her mother died, she taught Munuyngu many things including how to weave a great range of fibre pieces.



Select Group Exhibitions:
2003, Sydney Aboriginal & Oceanic Art Fair, Circular Quay, Sydney
2005, Pandanus to Paper, Northern Editions, Charles Darwin University, Darwin
2006, 13 Canoes (an Adelaide Fringe event), South Australian Museum, Adelaide
2006, Our Home: Charles Darwin University Art Collection recent acquisitions, Charles Darwin University, Darwin

Collections:
South Australian Museum, Adelaide



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