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From song and dance to handcrafted objects, ‘TIWI’ celebrates the vitality of over 100 years of Tiwi art and culture.
Marian Tubbs moved from Sydney to the northern New South Wales town of Lismore in February this year, and already this new setting is weaving its way into her practice.
“How good can we get something to look, that’s got no value, really?” says artist Natalie Thomas. “I use $2 shop paint generally. I just look around at what I’ve got access to and use it, see how good I can get it.”
With ambition and an urgency fitting for the times, this year’s Tarnanthi exhibition honours Blak matriarchies.
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