Nganmarra: the container of life
8 Oct 2015 – 31 Jan 2016
Located within the Adelaide Botanic Garden, Nganmarra: the container of life offers an immersive installation of woven forms in the Santos Museum of Economic Botany.
The exhibition asks audiences to reflect on the cultural, economic and sacred values of the plant kingdom and highlights the extraordinary talents of senior women artists from Bula’bula Arts in Ramingining, north-east Arnhnem Land. Through fibre, function and ceremony the works of Nganmarra: the container of life represents the creation, nurturing and sustenance of life.
Nganmarra: the container of life is curated by Sara White, Ben Wallace and Tony Kanellos.
Frances Djulibing Daingangan, Julie Djulibing Malibirr, Robyn Djunginy, Evonne Munuyngu and Mary Dhapalany
Nganmarra: the container of life is presented in partnership with the Botanic Gardens of South Australia.