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Gunimidjina Gwalwa Daraniki (Saltwater Country)

"The inspiration for this mural comes from my Mother’s Country and our family totems. Whenever I see Ngagan-Dji Nagandji – Bah flying overhead I feel an instant calm.

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Event Starts

Jun 23, 2021

Event Ends

Dec 31, 2021

Add to Calendar 06/23/2021 12:00 AM 12/31/2021 12:00 AM Australia/Melbourne Gunimidjina Gwalwa Daraniki (Saltwater Country) "The inspiration for this mural comes from my Mother’s Country and our family totems. Whenever I see Ngagan-Dji Nagandji – Bah flying overhead I feel an instant calm.
Venue

Bennett and Cavenagh streets

Location

Darwin

“The inspiration for this mural comes from my Mother’s Country and our family totems. Whenever I see Ngagan-Dji Nagandji – Bah flying overhead I feel an instant calm – a good feeling. Ngagan-Dji Nagandji – Bah watches over the Country, healing and protecting, ensuring spiritual connection is maintained.”

Gunimidjina Gwalwa Daraniki (Saltwater Country) is a street art piece that provides a vibrant Larrakia welcome into Darwin.

“This mural is a part of me, part of my family and gives meaning. How to survive on your land, which animals are important and how the seasons signify different time for ceremonies. The spirit world and the modern world.”

The Kulumbirigin mural is designed and produced by Senior Larrakia artist Denise Quall with her brother Tibby Quall as the cultural advisor. The 30-metre mural holds deep cultural significance and reaches the full length of ABC Darwin’s Bennett Street wall.

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Images
1_Denise Quall, Gunimidjina Gwalwa Daraniki (Saltwater Country), 2021. Photographer: NG Photographics. ©  Kulumbiringin Aboriginal Corporation

2_Senior Larrakia artist Denise Quall painting dangalaba with cultural advisor Tibby Quall. Photographer Sara Higgs. © Kulumbiringin Aboriginal Corporation
3_Denise Quall blocking images for the Gunimidjina Gwalwa Daraniki mural, ABC Darwin Wall. Photographer Sara Higgs. © Kulumbiringin Aboriginal Corporation
4_Denise Quall with Caleb Schatz and Jordan Conrad blocking images for the Gunimidjina Gwalwa Daraniki mural, ABC Darwin Wall. Photographer Sara Higgs.  © Kulumbiringin Aboriginal Corporation 5_Denise Quall and Caleb Schatz marking up Gunimidjina Gwalwa Daraniki, ABC Darwin Wall. Photographer Sara Higgs.© Kulumbiringin Aboriginal Corporation

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