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Kunga : les femmes de loi du désert = Law women from the desert / textes/essays: Barbara Glowczewski, Francoise Dussart, Georges Petitjean, Arnaud Morvan ; traductions: Diana Howse de Chambure, Arnaud Morvan
Bib ID 6222176
Format BookBook [text, still image]
Description Milan, Italy : Skira, 2012 
©2012 
126 pages : chiefly coloured illustrations, maps and portraits ; 28 cm 
ISBN 9788857213637
8857213633
9788857213606
8857213609
Summary

This catalogue offers a tribute to the women who have taken part in the outback contemporary painting movement, the initiator of so many changes for their people, their creativity, their vision of the world and their Law.

Full contents
  • Heroïnes du desert = Heroines of the desert / Barbara Glowczewski
  • Les artistes et les peintures acryliques comme agents du changement social = Artists and acrylics as agents of social change / Franc̦oise Dussart
  • Objets sacrés, message sacré du Temps du rêve = Sacred objects, sacred message from the Dreamtime
  • Femmes voyageant, chantant et dansant le pays, la vie = Travelling women, singing and dancing the country, the life
  • Emily Kame Kngwarreye / Georges Petitjean
  • Histoire du mouvement artistique des femmes du désert australien = A short history of women artists of the Australian desert / Arnaud Morvan
  • Femmes du désert partageant Loi avec le monde = Desert women sharing their Law with the world.
 
Notes

At head of title: Carry On.

Includes bibliographical references.

French text, parallel English translation.

Subjects Art, Aboriginal Australian -- Exhibitions.  |  Painting, Aboriginal Australian -- Exhibitions.  |  Women artists, Aboriginal Australian.  |  Art - Painting.  |  Art - Theory and criticism.  |  Pintupi people (C10) (NT SF52-11)  |  Gathering - Plants - Yams.  |  Warlpiri people (C15) (NT SF52-04)  |  Anmatyerre / Anmatyerr people (C8.1) (NT SF53-09)  |  Art - Artists - Women.  |  Ceremonies - Women.  |  Kukatja people (A68) (WA SF52-02)  |  Lajamanu / Hooker Creek (Central NT SE52-08, SE52-12)  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Glowczewski, Barbara, writer of added commentary  |  Dussart, Françoise, writer of added commentary  |  Petitjean, Georges, 1968-, writer of added commentary  |  Morvan, Arnaud, 1979-, writer of added commentary, translator  |  Howse de Chambure, Diana, translator  |  Carry On (Gallery), host institution
Also Titled

Femmes de loi du désert

Law women from the desert

Exhibited This book has been published for the exhibition 'Kunga, law women from the desert' held in March 2012 at Carry On/Art Aborigène, Geneva. 

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