Exhibition talk | Art Gallery NSW

Focus talks: Noŋgirrŋa Marawili: from my heart and mind

Kade Mcdonald, Hanging Valley Director, Executive Director of Durrmu Arts Aboriginal Corporation and former coordinator for Buku-Larrŋgay Mulka Arts and Cultural Centre, will be part of this series of talks reflecting on the artist’s passion, innovation and immense knowledge of country. He will discuss Noŋgirrŋa Marawili’s return to Baraltjala, a sacred cove for the Madarrpa people of Blue Mud Bay, and the place it holds in her art practice.

Date: Saturday 2 February 2019 | 2pm – 2:30pm
Modern Gallery (Lower Level 2, Art Gallery NSW, Art Gallery Rd, The Domain 2000, Sydney, Australia)
Free (
No bookings required)

*Currently exhibition: Noŋgirrŋa Marawili from my heart and mind, until 24 Feb 2019.

More information here.


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Residency program

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