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This is a busy artistic region. There’s usually more than 2000 arts and heritage events happening in the region each year.

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Wiradyuri: Ngurang Buwugarra-gu Gudhi-dha Murruway, Wiradyuri Ngaanha, Birrunga Wiradyuri

Sat October 17 - Sun December 6

Translation: home come on songline/path/track Wiradyuri look, see, behold, Birrunga Wiradyuri
English: Coming home on songline Wiradyuri lens, Birrunga Wiradyuri

Birrunga Wiradyuri is a Wiradyuri artist who produces original narrative works of Wiradyuri Culture, history, spirituality and Lore. This exhibition focuses on aspects of Birrunga’s personal Songline, referencing geographic and historic sites across the Bathurst region as well as contemporary Cultural narratives relating to colonisation, leading up to and including the Bathurst War of 1824, through Muyulung. Birrunga is founder and principal artist of the multi-award winning Birrunga Gallery in Brisbane’s CBD, and participant in the Australia Council’s Inaugural National Custodianship Program. Birrunga consults closely with his Elders, Wiradyuri Traditional Owners from the Gunhigal Mayiny Wiradyuri Dyilang Enterprise, on matters of Culture and Lore, resulting in Ngurang Buwugarra-gu Gudhi-dha Murruway, Wiradyuri Ngaanha, Birrunga Wiradyuri, a Bathurst Regional Art Gallery exhibition.

Image:BIRRUNGA WIRADYURI, Studying the night skies, 2014, acrylic on canvas, 92cm x 183cm. Image courtesy of the artist.


Bathurst Regional Art Gallery
70-78 Keppel Street
Bathurst, NSW 2795 Australia
(02) 6333 6555


Bathurst Region
Visual arts

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