Presented by Salon Art Projects in association with Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Centre
Dhambit Mununggurr is a talented Yolngu artist proudly following in the footsteps of both of her parents. Her father won the prestigious Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award in 1990 and her mother in 2004. Both her maternal and paternal grandfathers are giants of the post-contact era, each renowned as legendary leaders and artists.
Mununggurr’s art is powerful and spontaneous and founded in her deep knowledge of Yolngu law. As well as being art that does not mimic others and which offers a fresh perspective in Yolngu designs, this is art made for a higher purpose. After being hit by a truck in 2005, she was left wheelchair-bound and she uses her art and her parent’s sacred teachings to overcome physical handicaps and limitations. Her capacity to communicate through art is truly inspiring.
Image Courtesy Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Centre
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