How it all Began: Tiwi Textiles and Prints

Until 11 August 2024

Exhibition Details

  • Date
    Until 11 August 2024
  • Location
    Northern Territory Library (level 3 mezzanine)
  • Cost
Blue and white screen printed fabric.

HOW IT ALL BEGAN: Tiwi Textiles and Prints
Diana Wood Conroy and 
Bede Tungutalum

Curated by Jo Holder

How it All Began: Tiwi Textiles and Prints, is an exhibition of works by Bede Tungutalum and Diana Wood Conroy spanning 50 years. Accompanied by personal archival material used in the creation of Diana and Bede’s book Tiwi Textiles, the works in this exhibition tell the story of a formative moment in the history of First Nations textiles and print making. It highlights a significant chapter in the history of art, of Art Centres, and the remarkable story of Tiwi artists.

NT Book Launch
Wednesday 9 August 2023, 4.00pm
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Artist Talk
Friday 11 August 2023, 12.30pm
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Photo Credit: Bede Tungutalum with Diana Wood Conroy, 'Blue Circles', 1974, screen print on calico, 1.6 x 1.34 m. (Detail).