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Aurukun men’s contemporary ceremonial art
Jun 2020 -
In the early 2000s, senior Wik and Kugu law men from the Aurukun region on the west coast of Cape York Peninsula pioneered a significant contemporary movement: They reimagined their ceremonial visual traditions as contemporary art embodying ancestral narratives and maintaining spiritual and historical connections between the past and present, and fostered intergenerational exchange through their art practices.