Ngalim-Ngalimbooroo Ngaginbe Shirley Purdie

When 13 Mar, 2020 10:00am — 14 Jun, 2020 5:00pm Where National Portrait Gallery, King Edward Terrace, Parkes Website http://www.portrait.gov.au/exhibitions/shirley-purdie-2020
‘It’s good to learn from old people. They keep saying when you paint you can remember that country, just like to take a photo … When the old people die, young people can read the stories from the paintings. They can learn from the paintings and maybe they want to start painting too.’ Using ochres collected on her country in Western Australia’s East Kimberley, Shirley Purdie’s self-portrait is a kaleidoscope of traditional Gija stories and Ngarranggarni (Dreaming) passed down to her
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How to get there

King Edward Terrace, Parkes ACT 2600, Australia