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Jack Macale – Ngaraarrdgyie Mohyi Biridu Nigyie Bunuba Grama
2 October - 15 November
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Jack Macale (Loodgengardinge or Loodgebuddunge) is a Japilyi (mother’s side) and Japanungka (father’s side) man from the Biridu Community / Prairie Hill, Fitzroy Crossing. His latest exhibition Ngaraarrdgyie Mohyi Biridu Nigyie Bunuba Grama (My home Biridu Community and I’m a proud Bunuba man) reflects on his Aboriginal culture. His fine-lined drawings explore his tribes (Bunuba, Walmajarri, Kija, Djara and Wanyjrra), spirits and elders. Macale has been developing his work further since moving to Townsville earlier this year.
Image: Jack Macale, Maatjala Lundu (Mangrove Fresh Water Tree) (detail), 2020, gel pen on matteboard, dimensions.
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