Art Gallery of New South Wales explores the use of line across four generations of Koori artists

Murruwaygu: following in the footsteps of our ancestors explores the traditional line work specific to Aboriginal men from south-east Australia and its translation across generations. Curated by artist and former Art Gallery of New South Wales curator Jonathan Jones, this groundbreaking exhibition presents a dedicated focus on the region’s artistic and cultural practices from pre-contact to today. It is the result of over a decade of rigorous research into collections worldwide and ongoing consultation with community elders. Covering an area that extends along the Murray-Darling River system, from New South Wales and Victoria to South Australia, the exhibition identifies the shared experiences, relations and ideas that bind together the Koori community – the 100 or more different language groups of south-east Australia – while also celebrating the diversity witnessed

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