Monthly Archives: October 2011

Tjukurrtjanu: Origins of Western Desert Art Symposium, NGV

For more info about the exhibition, click here. For more about the symposium on 12 November click here. Info:

Speakers Fred Myers, Silver Prof & Chair, Department of Anthropology, New York University; Dr Philip Batty, Senior Curator, Anthropology (Central Australia), Museum Victoria; Dick Kimber, historian & catalogue contributor; Prof Paul Carter, Chair in Creative Place Research, Deakin University; Paul Sweeney, Manager, Papunya Tula Artists; Bobby West Tjupurrula, Papunya Tula artist

A range of speakers will discuss the origins and evolution of the Western Desert Art movement. Continue reading


Inaugural Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Research Symposium

Don’t miss the inaugural, multidisciplinary Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Research Symposium on 3 November. Continue reading

October Meeting Canceled

We will resume again in November when I’m back from researching at the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection at the University of Virginia.