Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Reminder - Last chance to view “Winkirr” (dreaming and reflections of country) Art Exhibition in the Mabo Library

The exhibition: Winkirr (Dreaming and Reflections of Country) will be on show in the Eddie Koiki Mabo Library (Townsville) until this Sunday 20 June, 2010 during library opening hours.

Each year the James Cook University hosts an exhibition by an Indigenous artist to celebrate the naming of the Eddie Koiki Mabo Library and the official launching of the University’s Reconciliation Statement on 21 May 2008. This year the Mabo Library is proud to present an exhibition of new work by Susan Peters Nampitjin.

Susan Peters Nampitjin is a contemporary artist of the Walmajarri people, located in the Tanami desert of South East Kimberleys, Western Australia. She currently lives in Townsville and works as an Aboriginal & Torres Strait Liaison Officer and Art teacher for people with disability. She is also an active member of the “Murris in Ink” group based at Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts. Murris in Ink are a collective of mid-career and emerging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander printmakers currently participating in a range of development workshops.

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