CIMF21: Concert #7 - Hand to Earth : Canberra International Music Festival 2021
Twelve Yuwaalaraay hands create a traditional cloak of possum skins. The ceremonial garment then takes on its own life as a work of living art: as music. Hand to Earth is a celebration of First Nations artists: women’s culture from Lightning Ridge followed by Yolgnu Songmen from Arnhem Land.
Due to COVID-19 this event will be run twice:
Sunday May 2, 1:30pm, National Gallery of Australia
Sunday May 2, 3:30pm, National Gallery of Australia
We hope to release more seats dependent on an easing of capacity restrictions. Please continue to check back often.
Nardi Simpson, Yugal Mudhaybaraay (Possum Song)
Commissioned by CIMF, a Major Lift, with assistance from the Cherry Fund
Hand to Earth
Musicians from Australian Art Orchestra
Daniel and David Wilfred
Six Yuwaalaraay women from Lightning Ridge
Featured Australian Works
|Yugal Mudhaybaraay by Nardi Simpson — World premiere|
|Yugal Mudhaybaraay (Possum Song) by Nardi Simpson|
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