Articles

In the beginning… Leaving home, 1943

Continuing our journey into the extraordinary world created by Linda Syddick Napaltjarri… extracts by her partner Russell Sim…

Chapter 4 - An introduction to Tjungkiya Wukup…

Linda and Russell's Visit

Continuing our journey into the extraordinary world created by Linda Syddick Napaltjarri… extracts by her partner Russell Sim…

Chapter 3 - Linda and Russell have now left, putting off in their old dusty station-wagon. They enjoyed their stay but were eager to return home to their farm house in the Barossa.

A Love Story

Continuing our journey into the extraordinary world created by Linda Syddick Napaltjarri… extracts by her partner Russell Sim…

Chapter 2 - Linda and Russell met in 1988 at Morrisoak town camp. He often went there with an Aboriginal health liaison officer. He was invited there one night when there was a disco set up and met Linda.

Russell and Linda's legacy - a story to be told ….

Our journey into the extraordinary world created by Linda Syddick Napaltjarri… extracts by her partner Russell Sim…

Chapter 1 - If I ever had to make a day for you…the revealing writings by Russell Sim about his partner and love of his life, Linda Syddick Napaltjarri

The Witchdoctor and the Windmill…

Daughter!! was the way she summoned me in her booming voice… she was a force to be reckoned with! …..Now we will all get a chance to know Linda Syddick Napaltjarri through the movie…

Review of Dorothy Napangardi retrospective - WA Sunday Times Magazine by Alison Wakeham

Napangardi’s remarkable life, which would take her from the desert to the United States and put her work in galleries and private collections around the world, is the subject of a landmark retrospective at Fremantle’s Japingka Gallery for the next five weeks.

My auntie has country too …

“Women have country - my aunties have the right to paint”…

Note on Orthography - part of a Catalogue essay

A standardised system for writing a specific language. Numerous orthographies have been applied to Australian Aboriginal language; to some extent this is dependent on ‘linguistic fashion’.

The Dreaming - part of a Catalogue Essay

This all-important concept of “The Dreaming” discussed by Dr Christine Nicholls

The Anmatyerre Kinship System

an essay by Dr Christine Nicholls

Desert Oaks (Allocasuarina decaisneana)

The Desert Oaks of Central Australia is a significant tree in Aboriginal culture…

Kinship - the web of inter-connectedness …

Skin names - relationships to each other and country. Relationships in Aboriginal society are quite complex: my ‘skin’ name is Napurrurla. Years ago when I received this name I did not know what was involved with the living of it. Your skin name is a way of placing you in the community - it…

Understanding Limited Edition Prints

Collecting original etchings…

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