Special Projects at Kluge-Ruhe

Djambawa Marawili Artist Residency • Saturday November 7, 2015


October – November 2015

Djambawa Marawili AM (Yolngu) is a renowned painter, sculptor, printmaker and ceremonial leader. During the course of his residency, Marawili taught undergraduate printmaking students, discussed his art practice for the Environmental Sciences Department at UVA, and gave an overview of his people’s Sea Rights Claim at the Oceans Law and Policy Center at the UVA School of Law. He also publicly unveiled two hollow log sculptures as new additions to the permanent collection and sang with clapping sticks to more than 250 people.

Click here to download a copy of the brochure that accompanied his exhibition.

Presented in partnership with Australia Council for the Arts, the Embassy of Australia, Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Centre, Maria T. Kluge, UVA McIntire Department of Art and UVA Oceans Law and Policy Center.