Desart > Ngaanyatjarra West

Desert Mob DanceSite

In Central Australian Aboriginal culture, dance and song continues to be very much part of cultural ceremonies. To celebrate Desert Mob 25 years in 2015 singers and dancers from across central Australia will come together to express their great pride with this achievement. To close the Symposium this year guests and participants are invited to […]

Desert Mob Capturing the history of a movement

Desert Mob, an initiative of the Araluen Arts Centre in 1991 and now an important partnership with Desart, celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2015. This is a significant milestone for one of the country’s most exciting and unique Aboriginal art events. To celebrate, the Araluen Arts Centre is mounting a survey exhibition drawn from its […]

Warakurna Artists

Warakurna is a remote community situated in the Ngaanyatjarra Lands of Western Australia, approximately 330km from Uluru near the border with the Northern Territory. Warakurna Artists is an energetic, creative and happy place, where men and women, young and old, paint and share Tjukurrpa (traditional law and culture) and contemporary stories.  Warakurna Artists support Kayili […]

Tjukurba Gallery

The Tjukurba Gallery, home of the Birriliburu Artists, is located in Wiluna at the start of the Canning Stock Route. Tjukurba Gallery offers a unique cultural experience from travelers to the Mid-West region of Western Australia.

Tjarlirli Art

Tjarlirli Art centre represents the artists of Tjukurla in the Ngannyatjarra lands of Western Australia as well as Kaltukatjara Art centre in Docker River Northern Territory. The artwork has strong links with the Papunya Tula movement as families left Kintore and Kiwirrkurra to return to their homelands in the mid 1980s. Established in 2006 Tjarlirli […]

Spinifex Arts Project

The Spinifex Arts Project was established in 1997 as part of the Native Title documentation process. Both Native Title paintings, the Men’s Combined and the Women’s Combined, document the entire Spinifex area showing claimants birthplaces and important stories that traverse and give form to the area. These paintings were formally included in the preamble to […]

Papulankutja Artists

Papulankutja was established after Ngaayatjarra people walked out of Warburton mission in the 1970s and returned to their land. Papulankutja Artists was established in 2001 and incorporated in 2004 growing out of Blackstone’s women’s centre. After many years of working through the women’s centre and then the community hall, Papulankutja Artists opened their own Art […]

The Minyma Kutjara Arts Project

The Minyma Kutjara Arts Project, Irrunytju WA is a place we are creating in our community where all the women and men, young and old, grandmothers, grandfathers, aunties, uncles, mothers, fathers and children are coming together – painting and laughing and sharing their stories. We are re-emerging as artists and this is making us happy! […]