Commemorating 25 years of collaboration with Yirrkala artists and the University of Wollongong

The University of Wollongong recently commemorated 25 years of collaboration with Yolngu artists who live in the Arnhem community of Yirrkala in an exhibition called Ganma: Both Ways which looks at many of the produced artworks created at the university every March.

This year was no different, with three Yolngu artists – Rebecca Marika, Bitharr Maymuru & Ruby Djikarra Alderton teaching skills in workshops that created lino cut prints. 

Stephanie Beaupark, a descendent of the Ngugi people of Moreton Island in Queensland was also part of this years workshop as part of her studies in visual arts and chemistry. She spoke more to CAAMA’s Philippe Perez about the opportunity to work with the Yolngu artists.

Picture credit: Paul Jones UOW