Bob Burruwal & Lena Yarinkura: Kunkamak Ngarrwoneng – Our House of Culture - Art Collector

Lena Yarinkura, ‘Yawkyawk with their Wayarra (Balang) Guardian’, 2016. Fibre sculpture, 242 x 169cm. Courtesy: the artist, Maningrida Arts & Culture and Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne.

Bob Burruwal and Lena Yarinkura’s ‘Kunkamak ngarrwoneng (our house of culture)’ is an exhibition of Djarngo – laws, natural forces, animals, objects, emotions and phenomena – that form the artists’ religious beliefs. Burruwal and Yarinkura practice and instruct young people in ceremony, rituals, dance, song, art making and Kune and Rembarrnga lifeways.
 
The exhibition will be officially opened on Saturday 22 September, 2–4pm by Nici Cumpston, Curator of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art, Art Gallery of South Australia and Artistic Director, TARNANTHI - Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art. Artists Bob Burruwal and Lena Yarinkura will be present at the opening event.
 
Exhibition opens: 2–4pm Saturday 22 September 2018
Exhibition closes: 6 October 2018
Location: Alcaston Gallery, 11 Brunswick St, Fitzroy VIC
Website: alcastongallery.com.au/melbourne-gallery/current/1713-bob-burruwal-lena-yarinkura-kunkamak-ngarrwoneng-our-house-of-culture
Phone: +61 3 9418 6444
Email: art@alcastongallery.com.au


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