51 pages : color illustrations, 1 map, portraits ; 33 cm
Foreword / Michael Lynch -- Foreword / Edmund Capon -- Fluent / Hetti Perkins -- Plates -- List of Works: Emily Kame Kngwarreye; Yvonne Koolmatrie; Judy Watson -- Language groups -- Curriculum Vitae
Exhibition catalogue of the works of three women artists, which reflects the diversity of Aboriginal art practice but also highlights the connections shared by these artists; Emily Kame Kngwarreye, senior artist from Utopia uses the motif of the stripe; Yvonne Koolmatrie, a leading weaver is responsible for the revival of the Ngarrindjeri technique; Judy Watson, Waanyi artist based in Sydney, art reflects urban upringing and ancestral heritage
"This exhibition has been supported by the Art Gallery of New South Wales, [with] the assistance of Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Cooperative and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission ... and assisted by the Australia Council."
Text by Hetti Perkins
Includes bibliographical references
Parallel text in English and Italian
Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Australian Pavilion, 47th Venice Biennale, 15 June - 9 November 1997, then touring Australia from January 1988 at the Art Gallery of New South Wales and 5 other venues