Exhibition: Yiwarra Kuju – The Canning Stock Route
Yiwarra Kuju – The Canning Stock Route
Perth Convention Exhibition Centre • 2 - 27 November 2011
Kumpaya Girgiba, Curtis Taylor, Kathleen Sorensen and Hayley Atkins did a welcome speech at the LotteryWest pre-opening function of the Yiwarra Kuju exhibition in Perth at the Perth Convention Exhibition Centre. In total 12 artists from MMA attended this event. In addition, a 5 x 3m collaborative work by women from Parnngurr Community was selected to be hung in the foyer of the Centre as an introduction to the exhibition.
Kathleen Sorensen, Hayley Atkins and Morika Biljabu represented Martumili Artists working on the Yiwarra Kuju exhibition at the Perth Convention Centre. The women served as guides around the exhibition for groups of VIP visitors. Morika was interviewed and appeared on the GWM Nightly News. Kathleen was interviewed by the West Australian, and featured in an article with the Our Country artwork that she and 7 other women painted to accompany the exhibition.