Djalu Gurruwiwi







Djalu Gurruwiwi


Born:                  1940 c.
Region:                North East Arnhem Land
Community:             Yirrkala
Outstation:            Ngaypinya
Language Bloc:         Dhangu, Yolngu
Language:              Galpu
Clan:                  Gawurr
Social Affiliations:   Dhuwa moiety

Subjects and Themes: 	
Bol'ngu the Thunderman, Javan file snake-  djaykung,

Medium / Form: 		
Bark painting, ochres on bark, Didgeridoos, Artifacts

Collections held:	
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.
        
Exhibitions:	
1990, Spirit in Land, Bark Paintings from Arnhem Land, 
	National Gallery of  Victoria
1994, Power of the Land, Masterpieces of Aboriginal Art, 
	National Gallery of  Victoria
1994, The Eleventh National Aboriginal Art Award Exhibition, 
	Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin
1995, Miny'tji Buku Larrnggay, Paintings from the East, 
	National Gallery of  Victoria, Melbourne
1995, The Twelfth National Aboriginal Art Award, Museum and 
	Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin

Select Bibliography:	
Ryan, J., 1990, Spirit in Land, exhib. cat., 
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. 

Arnold, J. et al, Nambara Art, promo booklet, 
1990, Colemans Printing Nhulunbuy




Djalu Didgeridoos / Yidaki





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