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JUMUWARNTI AND GOONBOOROORU
WATERHOLES & CAVES

Lloyd Kwilla and Claude Carter - Contemporary art of the Kimberley

19 OCTOBER - 9 NOVEMBER 2011
Official launch: Tuesday 18 October at 7.30pm
Free public event: Curator's Exhibition Floor Talk with Susan McCulloch OAM, Wednesday 19 October, 10.30am - 11.30am
Exhibition hours:
Tuesday - Friday 10am - 3pm, Saturday 10am - 4pm
Or by appointment

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Australasian Arts Projects, McCulloch & McCulloch and Red Rock Art are delighted to present the inaugural Singapore exhibition of Lloyd Kwilla and Claude Carter. A showcase exhibition of 30 subtly crafted paintings in pure ochre by two of the brightest young contemporary artists of the renowned artistic Kimberley region in north Western Australia. Heirs to the Kimberley painting tradition, Lloyd Kwilla and Claude Carter are prodigious artistic talents and inspiring community leaders. Both artists have held successful exhibitions over Australia, and Lloyd Kwilla in London.

Australasian Arts Projects in partnership with AustCham proudly presents a programme of public events with Australia's leading art publisher, writer and curator Susan McCulloch OAM. Her visit is a rare opportunity for the public in Singapore to learn more about the Kimberley's unique Indigenous art and culture.

Lloyd Kwilla, Jumuwarnti - Many Waterholes, 2011, Kimberley ochre and pigment on canvas, 180 x 150cm

Lloyd Kwilla, Jumuwarnti - Many Waterholes, 2011, 180 x 150cm

Claude Carter, Limestone Hills at Goonboorooru, 2011, Kimberley ochre and pigment on canvas, 180 x 150cm

Claude Carter, Limestone Hills at Goonboorooru, 2011, 180 x 150cm

DESERT ICONS

ONGOING EXHIBITION
Contact Gabrielle at AAP to arrange a viewing

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Over 40 iconic works from indigenous artists of the central, eastern and western desert regions of Australia. Highly collectable contemporary pieces showcasing legendary desert themes, artists, paintings and sculptures. Highlights include works by the 2010 Telstra Awards finalist Lucky Kngwarrey Morton, Susan Pitjara Hunter, the Ngala sisters Angeline, Kathleen and Polly, Gloria Petyarre, Lily Kelly Napangardi, Patrick Tjungurrayi, and a large, rare collaborative painting by Tjapaltjarri brothers Warlimpirrnga, Walala and Thomas.

Betty Club Mbitjana, Awelye & Bush Melon, 178 x 36cm, detail

Betty Club Mbitjana, Awelye & Bush Melon, 178 x 36cm, detail

MELANIE McCOLLIN-WALKER
Before the Beginning

19 AUGUST - 8 SEPTEMBER 2011

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Singapore-based Melanie McCollin-Walker’s inaugural exhibition is set to launch this inspiring artist onto the world stage. A collection of over 40 breathtaking paintings, Before the Beginning is a series of vivid abstract landscapes capturing experiences of intense emotion and vast spaces with superb renditions of complex cloudscapes, light on water and radiant skies. At once surprising and shocking, romantic and surreal, ominous and beautiful - yet ultimately, joyful, uplifting and desirable.

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Before the Beginning there was Serendipity

Melanie McCollin-Walker, Serendipity, 2011,120 x 100cm

THE UTOPIA STORY
The art and artists of Utopia

6 MAY - 2 JUNE 2010

The first comprehensive showing in Singapore of Utopian work, showcasing powerful contemporary pieces from established and emerging Aboriginal artists such as Gloria Petyarre, Angeline Pwerle Ngala, Cowboy Louie Pwerle and Glady Kemarre.

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Gloria Petyarre Bush Medicine

Gloria Petyarre, Bush Medicine, 120 x 150 cm