Mardayin – Aboriginal Art of Maningrida Arts
This exhibition at ArtKelch in Germany shows works from Maningrida, Western Arnhem Land. The artists of this area work exclusively with natural earth pigments and have developed their own characteristics, which are closely related to their culture and their creation story, which is called Mardayin. Rarrk (crosshatching) is the predominant stylistic feature of the region.
Artist exhibited: Anniebell Marrngamarrnga, Helen Ganalmirriwuy, Don Djorlom, Ivan Namirrkki, Jennifer Wurrkidj, John Mawurndjul, Joy Garlbin, Kay Lindjuwanga, Lena Yarinkura, Margaret Rarru, Mick England, Miko Rostron, Owen Yalandja, Paul (Namarinjmak) Nabulumo, Rosina Gunjarrwanga, Samson Bonson, Samuel Namunjdja, Sonia Namarnyilk, Susan Marawarr.
Maningrida Arts – and artists Jennifer Wurrkidj, Sonia Namarnyilk and Susan Marawarr – are currently part of the Ngaldjorlhbo exhibition in Paris.