Batchelor Institute Art Collection

Garrmalang Festival | Mamulubma - Mermaids From The Batchelor Institute Art Collection

Mamulubma (Larrakia language: ‘tail’) celebrates the mystery and allure of mermaids – female saltwater and freshwater spirits who enmesh sites and stories of significance in First Nations cultures.

Works in various mediums will be drawn largely from the Batchelor Institute Art Collection.

Image: Lena Yarinkura, Yawkyawk Mermaid, 2002, ochres on woven pandanus fibre, 130 x 25cm. Image courtesy the artist; Collection: Batchelor Institute Art Collection

This event is presented by Garrmalang Festival. To view or print the full program visit the Darwin Entertainment Centre website.

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    24 May – 10 June 2023

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    Free entry


    Caters for people who are deaf or have hearing loss. Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids) Caters for people who use a wheelchair.

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