Country, Culture, People, Future

Wirnda Barna Artists

Yamatji artists to host exhibition in Fremantle

Posted: June 8th, 2016

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The Wirnda Barna Aboriginal Art Centre will be travelling from Badimaya and Wadjarri Country in the upper Murchison region of Western Australia to Fremantle to host the “ Our Country” Art Exhibition. The exhibition will be held between 9 June and 22 June 2016 at the Kidogo Art House.

The Wirnda Barna Aboriginal Art Centre is Australia’s newest not-for-profit Aboriginal art centre. Wirnda Barna supports and represents Aboriginal Artists across Yamatji Country.

Wirnda Barna says its art centre offers a secure, creative and ethical environment where local artists can work together to share knowledge, connect with their language and generate income by selling their art.

You can learn more about Wirnda Barna art centre and the exhibition at their website.

On Badimaya Country- at the WA Museum

Posted: November 14th, 2013

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On-Badimaya-Country-Museum-Exhibition-Flyer_2013-10-24 (2)On Badimaya Country is a joint photographic and language documentation project between the Combined Universities Centre for Regional Health, the Bundiyarra – Irra Wangga Language Centre in Geraldton, the Bidi Bidi Centre of the Mount Magnet community and the Mid West Development Commission via Royalties for Regions funding.

Documenting a collection of experiences captured in photo and film over a 3-month period, the On Badimaya Country exhibition highlights the beautiful Aboriginal culture and country of the Badimaya people of Mount Magnet.

The exhibition also features artworks from Badimaya artists of Wirnda Barna Artists Inc., a not-for-profit Aboriginal arts centre in Mount Magnet.

This free exhibit is on at the WA Museum in Geraldton from 15 November to 2 February 2014.

Country is our mother, the provider and keeper of cultural belongings. Country and Culture go together. You can’t have one without the other.

Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners and custodians throughout Western Australia, and on whose Country we work. We acknowledge and respect their deep connection to their lands and waterways.

We honour and pay respect to Elders, and to their ancestors who survived and cared for Country.

Our offices are located on Whadjuk Country, Southern Yamatji Country, Yinggarda Country, Kariyarra Country, and Yawuru Country. We recognise the continuing culture, traditions, stories and living cultures on these lands and commit to building a brighter future together.

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