Western Australian Aboriginal poet, artist and acclaimed author, Charmaine Papertalk Green presents a reading of recent work developed in residence at Bundanon.
Charmaine Papertalk Green
Born in Eradu, Charmaine is a proud Wajarri, Badimaya and Wilunyu woman of the Yamaji Nation. A visual artist, author, poet, photographer, storyteller, social science researcher, and academic, she shares her cultural knowledge in many different spheres.
Charmaine has written five books, won several awards including the prestigious Australian Literary Society Gold Medal, and her poetry is studied as part of primary and school curriculum. Involved with the Yamaji Art Centre in Geraldton for over 22 years, she is currently their Chairperson.
Miwatj Yolŋu – Sunrise People
This event is part of Bundanon’s public program for current exhibition Miwatj Yolŋu – Sunrise People.
Miwatj Yolŋu – Sunrise People explores storytelling, ecology and materiality in the works of Yolŋu artists from the Yirrkala Community in East Arnhem Land. Presenting both senior and emerging artists from across the Yirrkala region, the exhibition highlights the centrality of weather patterns and ecological systems within Yolŋu culture.
Discover the full program of events as part of the exhibition season here.
Image courtesy Charmaine Papertalk Green