Artists of Yuendumu Warlukurlangu and Artists of Ampilatwatja
An exhibition of works from two Aboriginal communities from central Australia. The artworks produced at Ampilatwatja maintain a strong focus on Alyawarr lore, with a particular emphasis on the natural landscape. Warlukurlangu Artists is famous for its gloriously colourful acryli
Flinders Lane Gallery
Jan 12th – Feb 6th 2016
MELBOURNE, Level 1, The Nicholas Building 37 Swanston StreetMap
Artists of Yuendumu Warlukurlangu
Established in 1985 Warlukurlangu Artists Aboriginal Corporation is a not-for-profit organisation that is 100% Aboriginal-owned by its artists from the remote desert communities of Yuendumu (which lies 300 kilometres northwest of Alice Springs) and Nyirripi in Central Australia. Warlukurlangu Artists is famous for its gloriously colourful acrylic paintings and limited edition prints. The art centre has a national and international profile and its art has been featured in hundreds of exhibitions and publications in Australia and around the world.
Warlukurlangu means ‘belonging to fire’ in the local language, Warlpiri, and is named for a fire dreaming site west of Yuendumu.
Artists of Ampilatwatja
The artworks produced at Ampilatwatja maintain a strong focus on Alyawarr lore, with a particular emphasis on the natural landscape. The artists’ work is distinguished by the microcosmic detail invested in elements of landscape, all of which is marked out in the finest of dot painting, using a rich palette of colours