Narritjin in Canberra

Australia, 1980

Film
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Episode of Series “Narritjin Maymuru (A)”.
The film shows Narritjin and Banapana and their families at work in their ANU studio and later an exhibition of their work. In 1978 Narritjin Maymuru and his son Banapana were awarded fellowships as Visiting Artists to the Faculty of Arts at the Australian National University in Canberra. This program shows Narritjin and Banapana and their families at work in their A.N.U. studio. With anthropologist Howard Morphy, Narritjin conducts a seminar session for anthropology students. He explains his technique of bark painting and discusses some of the meanings behind the paintings. At the end of their stay in Canberra, Narritjin and Banapana hold an exhibition of their Manggalili art.

Credits

producer/director

Ian Dunlop

production company

Film Australia

Duration

00:40:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1980

Appears in

Narritjin Maymuru (A)

Group of items

Narritjin Maymuru (A)

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

32876

Language

English

Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Aboriginal Australian artists

Crafts & Visual Arts → Aboriginal Australians - Painting

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Australian National University

People → Maymuru, Banapana

People → Maymuru, Narritjin

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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