Alcaston Gallery presents Yaritji Young’s fifth solo exhibition at Alcaston Gallery, Ngura Kunpu – Strong Country, presented with new work by her father, important Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands artist Mick Wikilyiri.
Yaritji Young is a senior Pitjantjatjara woman and multidisciplinary artist living and working in Amata, in the APY Lands of far north South Australia. Her dynamic and highly gestural paintings depict the spectacular desert landscape of her Country in vivid colour and expressive brushstrokes.
Young’s vibrant compositions boast highly detailed motifs and an intense colour palette to create the artist’s interpretation of the ‘Tjala Tjukurpa’, the story of the Honey Ant; her unique depictions of important traditional narratives aim to connect future generations to the importance of maintaining Anangu culture and Country.
Ngura Kunpu – Strong Country is on exhibition at the Alcaston Gallery Exhibition Space at 84 William Street, Melbourne and online at the Alcaston Gallery website from 27 October until 19 November 2021.
Please note: the gallery is currently closed due to Covid-19 restrictions, click here to view the exhibition online.
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