Current exhibition

Yidumduma Bill Harney Bush Professor

31 May - 21 July 2018

Lirrmingining Grasshopper Man, 2007, Bark, natural pigment, vegetable fibre and feathers on wood, 142 x 128 x 7 cm, Courtesy of Stephen Roseman and Rosa Saladino

Yidumduma Bill Harney: Bush Professor is an exciting retrospective celebrating the life work of Yidumduma Bill Harney, one of the last fully initiated men of the Wardaman people from the Northern Territory.

Now 85, Yidumduma grew up learning every aspect of Wardaman culture from his mother Ludi Yibuluyma and adopted father Joe Jomornji, and was also inspired by his well-known biological father William E Harney to publish several books including ‘Born Under the Paperbark Tree’.

Read the CDU media release for Yidumduma Bill Harney Bush Professor here.



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