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Wanarn Painters of Place and Time : Old Age Travels in the Tjukurrpa (Paperback) (David Brooks)

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David Brooks is an anthropologist who has worked with the Ngaanyatjarra people, including the people at Wanarn, for over twenty-five years. He researched and wrote the connection reports through which they gained native title rights over the huge tract of the Australian Western Desert that is their home, and has worked with them on matters from negotiating with mining companies to facing the challenges of making education meaningful to the youth. He has written extensively on the rich desert Tjukurrpa and art, and on the layers of social and cultural interconnectedness of the people. Brooks is an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Western Australia. Darren Jorgensen lectures in art history in the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts at the University of Western Australia. He has written on Australian art, especially from the Kimberley and the Ngaanyatjarra Lands, for academic journals, art magazines and newspapers. He also writes on music and science fiction, enjoys surfing badly and drinking whisky well, and lives with his partner and two children in Perth.
Number of Pages: 111.0
Genre: Art
Sub-Genre: History / General, Australian + Oceanian
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Intl Specialized Book Services
Author: David Brooks
Language: English
Street Date: November 19, 2015
TCIN: 50240758
UPC: 9781742585536
Item Number (DPCI): 248-04-6402

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