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Nyuyuṉtjaku

KEEPING THE FIRE ALIVE


Cover : PEPAI JANGALA CARROLL Ininti, 2017 420H x 265mm Stoneware Catalog #774C-17 This page: PEPAI JANGALA CARROLL working in stoneware, 2017 (Photo: Rhett Hammerton courtesy the artist and Ernabella Arts)


Nyuyuṉtjaku

KEEPING THE FIRE ALIVE

New Paintings and Ceramics by the Artists of Ernabella Arts

ALIVE 20 December 2017 - 5 February 2018 Harvey Art Projects | Sun Valley USA


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and emerging artists in this exhibition, namely Rachael Mipantjiti Lionel, Langaliki Lewis, Derek Jungarrayi Thompson and Elizabeth Dunn have taken up the responsibility of stoking the incredibly long-burning fire that is Ernabella Arts.

This winter season, Harvey Art Projects celebrates its

They have demonstrated that despite the art centre’s age it

opening of brand a new exhibition space in Sun Valley. This

still has young blood and plenty of stories to yet to tell.

exciting chapter gives rise to redefining the gallery’s role in representing exclusively Austalian Indigenous Art in Ameri-

Ernabella Arts Chair Tjunkaya Tapaya is a senior community

ca. With a sharper curatorial lens in a more intimate setting,

leader and a proflic bi-lingual writer. She has reflected on

the new gallery space will have a tighter focus on individual

the strength of the art centre and the role and responsibility

artists and new mediums. Appropriately, we begin the 2018

of young people to keep the fire burning:

season with a beautiful exhibition of ceramics and paintings from Ernabella Arts. In line with the gallery’s own vision,

Kuwari kulinma! Art centre-ku tjukurpaṉa walkatjunanyi.

Nyuyuṉtjaku: Keeping The Fire Alive aptly reminds us of the

Tjukurpa nyanga paluṟu irititja tjitji maḻatja tjuṯangku ku-

importance of renewal and regeneration and the need to

lintjaku. Art centre nyangatja panya 1948-pangka wirkanu

continually stoke our own fire within.

ngura nganampangka. Kala kuwari kulinma, art centre nyangatja irititjaringu panya aṉangu tjuṯaya kungkawaṟalpi

In this exhibition, senior and emerging artists have worked

workaringi munuya uwankara pamparingkula wiyaringu.

side by side to bring this exhibition of exciting new work

Ka kuwari nyuntu kulinma panya young-pala tjuṯaya kuwari

together. In 2018 Ernabella Arts celebrates its 70th anniver-

workarinyi munuya work nyanga palunya waṟu puṟunypa

sary. As Australia’s oldest Indigenous art centre this is a his-

nyuyuṉu. Kala kuwari nyakula kulini tjitji maḻatja tjuṯangku

tory that the artists are incredibly proud of and committed

wiṟu palyannyangka puḻka mulapa. Panya work nyanga

to continuing. Their work continues to share their culture

paluṟu kuwari art centre-nta unngu waṟu puṟunypa kampanyi

and their Tjukurpa as it has done for generations. The young

tili puḻka mulapa tjitji maḻatja tjuṯangku tjunguringkula work


wiṟu palyannyangka. Art centre nganampa wiṟu tjuṯatjara

reached its 70th year.

pukuḻpa puḻka mulapa ngaṟanyi wankaringkula wiṟu tjuṯatjara. Panya art centre nyanga palula unngu ngaṟanyi

In addition to new paintings Nyuyuṉtjaku: Keeping The Fire

aṉanguku culture munu Tjukurpa tjuṯa wiṟu tjuṯatjara

Alive includes for the first time in the USA, a major selection

kunpu puḻka. Ka kuwari year nyangatja wirkanu 70 year.

of ceramics. Established in 2003 specifically for the young

people of Pukatja Community, the ceramic studio is very Please listen! I am writing a story about the art centre. This

much a young person’s studio. It has broken new ground,

is an old story but I tell it for the next generation to hear

bringing young men and women into the studio who are

and understand. This art centre was established in our com-

receiving national acclaim for their beautiful ceramics

munity in 1948. Let’s think about it, this art centre has been

which have been acquired by notable ceramic collections

going a long time now – the women who started working

worldwide.

here as young girls have grown old and passed away. But you should know that now many young people are working

Harvey Art Projects gratefully acknoweldges the participat-

here today, and, like one stokes the coals of a fire to keep it

ing artists in this special USA exhibition. We also acknowl-

burning strongly, they have kept the work going, building it

edge the generous support of Hannah Kothe, Manager

up and developing it. We are now seeing the younger gen-

Ernabella Arts in mounting this international exhibition.

erations doing wonderful work, really great work. It’s like

This project has been assisted by the Australian Govern-

a great fire burning brightly here in the art centre now as

ment through the Australia Council, its arts funding and

the younger ones join together to produce such wonderful

advisory body.

work. Our art centre is alive with lots of good things going on, creating a really happy place with lots of beautiful work. Here in this art centre we are keeping our people’s culture alive and keeping our Tjukurpa (stories) strong. We’ve been doing this for many years and now the art centre has


PEPAI JANGALA CARROLL Kiwirrkura, 2017 Acrylic on Linen 1700mm x 1800mm Catalog #423-17

PEPAI JANGALA CARROLL Walungurru, 2016 430H x 165mm Stoneware Catalog #522C-16


DEREK JUNGURRAYI THOMPSON Wanampi (Rainbow Serpent Men), 2016 500H x 170mm Stoneware Catalog #433C-16


DEREK JUNGURRAYI THOMPSON Maku Tjuta, 2016 435H x 166mm Stoneware Catalog #415C-16


LANGALIKI LEWIS Kapi Ngangkali Tjukurpa (Storm Cloud Story), 2017 840 x 1700mm Acrylic on Linen Catalog #408-17


PEPAI JANGALA CARROLL Ilpili, 2017 Acrylic on linen 1520mm x 1820mm Catalog #400-17


PEPAI JANGALA CARROLL Walungurru, 2016 410H x 135mm Stoneware Catalog #521C-16


CARLENE THOMPSON Tjulpu Kulunypa, 2017 320H x 160mm Stoneware Catalog #825C-17


CARLENE THOMPSON Tjulpu Kulunypa, 2017 240H x 250mm Stoneware Catalog #173C-17


PEPAI JANGALA CARROLL Ininti, 2017 420H x 265mm Stoneware Catalog #774C-17


ALISON MILYIKA CARROLL Ngayuku Walka, 2017 280H x 270mm Stoneware Catalog #838C-17


NININGKA MUNKURI LEWIS Ara Irititja Ernabella-la (Old days in Ernabella), 2017 285H x 290mm Stoneware Catalog #621C-17


CARLENE THOMPSON Tjulpu Kulunypa, 2017 680 x 1000mm Acrylic on Linen Catalog #407-17


RUPERT JACK Kaltu Kaltu, 2017 320H x 180mm Stoneware Catalog #771C-17


RUPERT JACK Kulata Tjuta Munu Maku Tjukurpa, 2017 430H x 210mm Stoneware Catalog #258C-17


YURIPYA LIONEL Anumara, 2017 1000 x 1500mm Acrylic on Linen Catalog #402-17


YURIPYA LIONEL Anumara, 2017 670 x 1500mm Acrylic on Linen Catalog #335-17


ELIZABETH DUNN Kampurara - Bush Tomatoes, 2017 280H x 240mm Stoneware Catalog #839C-17


PEPAI JANGALA CARROLL Walungurru, 2017 425H x 335mm Stoneware Catalog #920C-17


CARLENE THOMPSON Tjulpu Kallunypa, 2017 245H x 190mm Stoneware Catalog #708C-17


NININGKA MUNKURI LEWIS Malara Homelands, 2017 190H x 250mm Stoneware Catalog #831C-17


RACHEL MIPANTJITI LIONEL Kapi Wankanya, 2017 Acrylic on Linen 1000 x 1790mm Catalog #403-17


RACHEL MIPANTJITI LIONEL Kapi Wankanya, 2017 Acrylic on Linen 920 x 1810mm Catalog #401-17


ALISON MILYIKA CARROLL PEPAI JANGALA CARROLL ELIZABETH DUNN RUPERT JACK LANGALIKI LEWIS NININGKA MUNKURI LEWIS RACHAEL MIPANTJITI LIONEL YURPIYA LIONEL CARLENE THOMPSON DEREK JUNGURRAYI THOMPSON


Elizabeth Dunn (photo Rhett Hammerton courtesy the artist and Ernabella Arts 2017)

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