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	Image: Noŋgirrŋa Marawili Baratjala 2018 (detail), natural pigments and synthetic polymer paint on paper, 61.0 × 41.0 cm, Wendy Barron Bequest Fund 2018, 107.2018

Focus talks: Noŋgirrŋa Marawili: from my heart and mind

Learn more about one of Australia’s most significant painters

Join us in the exhibition Noŋgirrŋa Marawili: from my heart and mind for this series of talks reflecting on the artist’s passion, innovation and immense knowledge of country.

Image: Noŋgirrŋa Marawili Baratjala 2018 (detail), natural pigments and synthetic polymer paint on paper, 61.0 × 41.0 cm, Wendy Barron Bequest Fund 2018, 107.2018

Saturdays 2, 9 February 2019, 2pm

Free

No bookings required

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Modern gallery

Related exhibition: Noŋgirrŋa Marawili

Related gallery: Modern gallery

Kade Mcdonald

Kade Mcdonald, executive director of Durrmu Arts Aboriginal Corporation and former coordinator for Buku-Larrŋgay Mulka Arts and Cultural Centre, will discuss Noŋgirrŋa Marawili’s return to Baraltjala, a sacred cove for the Madarrpa people of Blue Mud Bay, and the place it holds in her art practice.

 

Saturday 2 February 2019 2pm – 2:30pm

Cara Pinchbeck

Cara Pinchbeck, senior curator of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, AGNSW and the curator of Noŋgirrŋa Marawili: from my heart and mind will discuss Marawili’s recent art practice, particularly her exploration of the atmospherics of place and the intersection between the sacred and the secular.

 

Saturday 9 February 2019 2pm – 2:30pm