The Power of Place: Paintings and Sculpture from the Eastern Desert at Tandanya, Adelaide

The Power of Place: Paintings and Sculpture from the Eastern Desert at Tandanya, Adelaide

Rainbow Dreaming, Lucky Kngwarreye Morton, 118 x 119, Acrylic on Belgium Linen

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 04.03.08

Gallery: Tandanya – National Aboriginal Cultural Institute
Dates: 16.03.08 : 17.03.08

The Power of Place: Paintings and Artefacts from the Eastern Desert is currently showing at Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute. The exhibition is a celebration of the land – a vibrant spiritual landscape – seen through the art of the Anmatyarr and Alyawarr people of Utopia in the Eastern Desert region of the Northern Territory.

Three renowned Alyawarr artists from Utopia: Mary Kemarre Morton and her two daughters, Sarah Kngwarreye Morton and Lucky Kngwarreye Morton will be visiting Tandanya in March and will be demonstrating their meticulous and distinctive painting techniques in the gallery surrounded by the beautiful paintings and artefacts of their people.

Observe the artists at work and enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition with Sonja Chalmers, Director, Eastern Desert Art.

Sunday 16th & Monday 17th March, 2008
9:00am – 12:00pm and 2:00pm – 5:00pm

Tours will be conducted on Sunday and Monday at 10:00 and 11:00am, 3:00 and 4:00pm.
An additional tour will be available from 5pm on Monday only.

Tandanya – National Aboriginal Cultural Institute
253 Grenfell St, Adelaide
(Cnr Grenfell St & East Tce)
Bookings and enquiries to Kate Wake 08 8224 3200 or Sonja Chalmers on 08 89566364

New Eastern Desert Art paintings are now available online. View our Aboriginal Art Gallery at:
www.utopianaboriginalart.com.au/aboriginal_art

For more information on the Utopia Community Project or how you can help please visit our website on www.utopianaboriginalart.com.au/utopia_project/utopia_project
or phone Sonja Chalmers on 0889566364

URL: http://www.utopianaboriginalart.com.au/news/2008/03/exhibition_at_tandanya_adelaid.php


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Contact Details

Gallery: Tandanya – National Aboriginal Cultural Institute
Contact: Philip Watkins
Email: tandanya@tandanya.com.au
Telephone: +61 8 8224 3200
Address: 253 Grenfell Street Adelaide Adelaide 5000 SA

Gallery: Eastern Desert Art
Contact: Sonja Chalmers
Email: info@utopianaboriginalart.com.au
Telephone: +618 8956 9433
Address: MacDonald Downs, PMB 5 Alice Springs Alice Springs 0872 NT

 

 

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