Carloads of central Australian artists rolled into Mparntwe (Alice Springs) closing week for the outlet of the annual Wilderness Mob art festival.
The exhibition of 350 artworks by 250 Indigenous artists at Araluen Arts Centre was tender-operating, slick and refined, but as art centre managers and curators told Crikey on opening night, the logistics of getting artworks and artists into town was the leisure but.
“He’s made his way up right here on the assist of a ute wrapped in sheets and bubble wrap,” manager of Walkatjara Art Nancy Inexperienced mentioned of a 1.6-metre, 30-kilogram sculpture of a thorny devil (Ngiyari in Pitjantjatjara).
Poltics Learn extra in regards to the logistical madness of the Wilderness Mob art festival.
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Julia Bergin is Crikey’s Northern Territory correspondent primarily based totally in Mparntwe (Alice Springs). Prior to this she reported on science.