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Nganampa kampatjangka unngu = beneath the canvas : the lives and stories of the Tjala artists /

by Tjala Arts [editor.].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookDescription: 287 pages : colour illustrations, some colour portraits, photographs ; 30 cm.ISBN: 9781743053492.Other title: Beneath the canvas; Lives and stories of the Tjala artists.Subject(s): Art, Aboriginal Australian -- South Australia -- Anangu Pitjantjatjara Lands | Art, Australian -- Aboriginal artists -- South Australia -- An̲angu Pitjantjatjara Lands | Art, Australian -- South Australia -- Anangu Pitjantjatjara Lands -- Aboriginal artists | Art centers -- South Australia | Pitjantjatjara (Australian people) -- Folklore | Pitjantjatjara (Australian people) -- Social life and customs | Art centers -- Australia -- South Australia | Art, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- South Australia | Pitjantjatjara (Australian people) -- Art | Artists, Aboriginal Australian | Anangu Pitjantjatjara Lands (S. Aust.)Summary: Tjala Arts, home to many of Australia's highest profile visual artists, is at the forefront of the western desert painting movement. It is widely recognised as an art centre with an unwavering commitment to the traditional values of holding and celebrating Tjukurpa. This drives Tjala Arts' pursuit of artistic excellence. Described by Senior Law Woman Nyurpaya Kaika as the 'true heart of Amata Community', Tjala Arts is located at the base of the Musgrave Ranges in the stunning Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands, South Australia. This vivid collection of stories and artworks allows a unique and exquisite insight into the individual and family histories that make the Tjala Arts story so important in the nation's cultural landscape.
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Book Book Main library Non-fiction AUS TJA 2015 (Browse shelf) 1 Available 2015-0717
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Tjala Arts, home to many of Australia's highest profile visual artists, is at the forefront of the western desert painting movement. It is widely recognised as an art centre with an unwavering commitment to the traditional values of holding and celebrating Tjukurpa. This drives Tjala Arts' pursuit of artistic excellence. Described by Senior Law Woman Nyurpaya Kaika as the 'true heart of Amata Community', Tjala Arts is located at the base of the Musgrave Ranges in the stunning Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands, South Australia. This vivid collection of stories and artworks allows a unique and exquisite insight into the individual and family histories that make the Tjala Arts story so important in the nation's cultural landscape.

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