3 August 2018
Bush dyed Anindilyakwa homewares from Groote Eylandt


Akaburrakajinama runs from Friday 24 August until Friday 5 October.
OPENING 5:30pm – 7:30pm Friday 24 August
PROGRAMS Bush dying demonstration 4:30pm – 5:30pm Friday 24 August
GALLERY HOURS Weekdays: 9am - 4pmW eekends: 9am - 3pm

Location: Aboriginal Bush Traders, 74 Esplanade, Darwin City.

The master craftswomen of Anindilyakwa Arts bring their bush dying and weaving knowledge to a new range of gorgeous homewares. Stunning lampshades, bed linen, giant ghost net laundry baskets, upholstered home decor and accessories bring the botanical DNA and spirit of Groote Eylandt direct to the home.

"We are sharing our world. When you sit in that bush dye chair or sleep in the blanket, even if you have never been to our island, you can feel something. The spirit from the old people. You can learn about our culture." Vera Lalara, Anindilyakwa artist.