The Quest of Jimmy Pike

Australia, 1989

Film
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A member of the Walmajarri tribe, Jimmy Pike walked out of the Great Sandy Desert in the remote north-west of Western Australia when he was 14 years old. Today, his exciting, brilliantly-coloured prints and paintings can be seen in every State gallery in Australia. Most major department stores carry a wide range of sportswear, bed linen and other items bearing his innovative designs. Overseas, his work has achieved extraordinary popularity.

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Credits

co-producers/directors

I. James Wilson

John Tristram

production company

Juniper Films

Duration

00:51:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1989

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324721

Language

English

Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Aboriginal Australian artists

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - Marketing

Crafts & Visual Arts → Pike, Jimmy

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

People → Pike, Jimmy

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - overscan

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