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Sarah Ridhuan

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About the author

Curatorial assistant Siti Sarah Ridhuan has been at the Berndt Museum at The University of Western Australia since 2013, working on its diverse collections and various exhibitions. She has a First Class Honours degree in Anthropology and her interests include the intersections of anthropology, art and museums.

sarah.ridhuan@uwa.edu.au

Publication details

Volume 39, November 2018

Book Review


 Bush Women: Fresh Art from Remote WA, edited by Darren Jorgensen, Fremantle Arts Centre, 2018.

Fremantle Art Centre’s 1994 exhibition Bush Women: Fresh Art from Remote WA was the first to combine artworks created by female artists from the freshwater country of the north-west of Western Australia and the Ngaanyatjarra Lands of the Western Desert. The selection of paintings by Paji Honeychild Yankkarr, Daisy Andrews, Queenie McKenzie (Gara-Gara), Tjapartji Kanytjuri Bates, Tjingapa Davies and Pantjiti Mary McLean was significantly positioned during a period in which Aboriginal women from remote Australia were rising in prominence within the Australian art world.

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