Bentinck Island Artists

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 09.09.08

Gallery: Alcaston Gallery
Dates: 16.09.08 : 04.10.08

Bandikawaanda makuwalada rarunginja thaand
Return of Kaiadilt Women

Paula Paul, Amy Loogatha, †M.M, Ethel Thomas, Netta Loogatha, Dawn Naranatjil and Sally Gabori

Tuesday 16 September – Saturday 4 October 2008

Opening Saturday 20 September from 2pm – 4pm

At 3pm on Saturday 20 September Professor Nick Evans, Department of Linguistics, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University, will deliver a floor talk on the paintings and country of the Bentinck Island artists. Professor Evans specialises in the study of Australian Aboriginal languages. He has published a dictionary of the Kaiadilt people and Kayardild language of Bentinck Island. He will provide an insight into the artists’ homelands and traditions.


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Contact Details

Gallery: Alcaston Gallery
Contact: Beverly Knight
Telephone: +61 3 9418 6444
Address: 11 Brunswick Street Fitzroy Melbourne 3065 VIC

Gallery: Bentick Island Art Gang
Contact: Brett Evans
Telephone: +61 7 4745 7246
Address: Post Office Gununa Mornington Island Mornington Island 4871 QLD



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