Ancestral stories are captured on canvas, reiterating the rich cultural history of painting in Central Australia through the eyes of the contemporary generation who are establishing their own unique identity.
The women of Papunya Tjupi have received worldwide acclaim, artistically thriving within their community and producing works of immense artistic and cultural significance. Artists in the exhibition include some of the first women painters in the desert who joined the original Papunya art movement in the early 1980s, and the daughters of many of the groundbreaking Papunya Tula artists of the 1970s.
Papunya Tjupi Arts is a 100 per cent Aboriginal owned and directed community.
Incinerator Art Space
10 to 28 February, 2016
Candy Nelson Nakamarra, 2015
Courtesy Papunya Tjupi Arts, Helen Puckey and Incinerator Art Space, Sydney