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Midawarr | Harvest

Midawarr | Harvest

Midawarr | Harvest features artworks by Yolgnu elder Mulkun Wirrpanda and landscape painter John Wolseley, who documented the plants of north-east Arnhem Land in bark paintings, larrakitj (decorated memorial poles), prints and a monumental watercolour and mixed media painting.

Midawarr means harvest in the Yolgnu matha (language) of north-east Arnhem Land. The Midawarr works were donated to the National Museum of Australia by
Wayne and Vicki McGeoch, through the Australian Governments Cultural Gifts Program. Many of the works are on show in the Midawarr | Harvest exhibition in Canberra until 18 February 2018.

Please note Collection Explorer cannot host diacritics, the special marks that conform to Yolngu pronunciation. We plan to add diacritics to a future upgrade.