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Event Dates: 20 Jan 2024 — 21 Jan 2024

Rates From: $10

This is a new dance work in development by Rosealea Pearson that choreographically explores the crying of songlines (milkarri), referred to as song spirals in North East Arnhem Land.

Offering an experience of the ancient songs and dances (buŋgul) that act as a guide for Yolŋu people. This interpretation of the groundbreaking book by the Gay’wu Women’s Group will premiere at the 2023 Darwin Festival.

Rosealee Pearson Grimes is a Yolŋu woman who lives and works in Yirrkala, Northern Territory. A multi-disciplinary artist she is passionate advocate for First Nations artists.

The workshop is part of Bundanon’s public program for Miwatj Yolŋu – Sunrise People.

Miwatj Yolŋu – Sunrise People is an exhibition exploring storytelling, ecology and materiality in the works of Yolŋu artists from the Yirrkala Community in East Arnhem Land.

Presenting both senior and emerging artists from across the Yirrkala region, the exhibition highlights the centrality of weather patterns and ecological systems within Yolŋu culture.


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