Tjanpi Nyawa! – Look at the Grass!

In 2010 Dr Christiane Keller, Senior Curator for Aboriginal Art and Material Culture at the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, involved the Tjanpi Desert Weavers from Warakurna in a research project investigating the sensory and material aspects of Aboriginal fibre work.
The aim was to capture and communicate multi-sensory experiences of fibre-making processes. In April 2011 Dr Keller together with filmmaker Skye Raabe visited the ladies in Warakurna, and Tjanpi arts coordinator Jo Foster with the idea to make a film about the sensory experiences.
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