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Gariwerd - a photo-video essay

A new series of videos, photo essay and reflections in our Rituals and Communities section:

Gariwerd - a moment at Silverband Falls

https://www.exploringliturgy.org/gariwerd-silverband-falls-grampians/

Images, videos, and reflections by Catherine Schieve at Gariwerd / Grampians National Park, November 2018

Images, videos, and reflections by Catherine Schieve at Gariwerd / Grampians National Park, November 2018

Jaymen Drahm / Nunyarra Culture Festival

Contemporary AUSTRALIAN Indigenous DancE

“Giving thanks to the totems and land throughout my dance”

Jaymen Drahm is a Yidinji, Mamu man from Innisfail, Queensland, Australia. He is a contemporary & Hip Hop dancer, and founder of the Golden Coastline dance collective. Here’s some fantastic video footage of his dance at the Nunyarra Culture Festival that recently happened September 14-16, 2018 at Nunyarra, NSW.

Thank you Jaymen Drahm for your moving performance.

More info about the artist on his Web Page / and his Facebook page Golden Cockatoo

Searching for the Big Picture

ENVISIONING THE UNIVERSE

- Two perspectives: a NASA visualisation, and the vision of a contemporary Indigenous Australian artist. A trans-cultural, cross disciplinary spiritual conversation. I would love to see these in a formal exhibit together... meanwhile we can imagine...

1) Our Galaxy's Magnetic Field, by the Max Planck institute / NASA images
2) Yanjirlpirri Jukurrpa – Seven Sisters Dreaming, by Alma Nungarrayi Granites

Our Galaxy's Magnetic Field - Image Credit & Copyright:   ESA / Planck ;  Acknowledgement:  M.-A. Miville-Deschênes,  CNRS  –  IAS ,  U. Paris-XI

Our Galaxy's Magnetic Field - Image Credit & Copyright: ESA/Planck; Acknowledgement: M.-A. Miville-Deschênes, CNRSIAS, U. Paris-XI

Yanjirlpirri Jukurrpa – Seven Sisters Dreaming, by Alma Nungarrayi Granites, courtesy of  Japingka Aboriginal Art

Yanjirlpirri Jukurrpa – Seven Sisters Dreaming, by Alma Nungarrayi Granites, courtesy of Japingka Aboriginal Art