Past Exhibition: Papunya Tjupi Arts 2017
We are very proud to once again present works by the immensely talented artists of Papunya Tjupi Arts. Showing at Incinerator Art Space, Sydney, this exhibition follows last years highly acclaimed, sell-out show.
Collectable senior artists will once again grace the walls, and we are excited to introduce many rising stars.
Papunya Tjupi Arts is a remarkable art centre based in the community of ‘Papunya’, the birthplace of the Western Desert dot painting movement.
Papunya Tjupi Arts is a 100% Aboriginal owned and directed community. It supports a new generation of artists establishing their own unique identity based on the legacy of their forefathers.
The exhibition opens on the 8th of February.
Please join us for the official opening: Sat 11 Feb, 2 – 3pm. To be opened by Vivien Johnson, eminent scholar and author of Streets of Papunya: the re-invention of Papunya painting.
The Emergence of Aboriginal Art in Papunya – Sunday 12th February, 11 – 11:30am.
The community of Papunya, home of ‘Papunya Tjupi Arts’, is the birthplace of Western Desert dot painting. Learn about it’s beginnings and hugely successful development.
Understanding Aboriginal art (suitable for kids aged 5 – 10 years, supervised by parent) – Saturday 18th February, 11 – 11:30am.
Suitable for children, this talk will explain the significance and subject matter of Aboriginal art.
Desert Travels, Bush Tucker and Adventures – talk and open discussion – Sunday 19th February, 11 – 11:30am.
In this relaxed talk learn about desert travel and all the adventures that come with it. How to harvest a honey ant!?- that and more. Open panel discussion / Q & A following the talk.
Vivien Johnson Floor Talk – author of “Streets of Papunya”. Vivien was the driving force behind the opening of Papunya Tjupi Arts centre. Her ties to the people of Papunya go back to the early 1980s.
Saturday 25th February, 11 – 11:30am.
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