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.
See more

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: