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SHOWCASE PROJECT

BUKU-LARRNGGAY MULKA ART CENTRE: DIGITAL LEARNING CENTRE

The Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Centre is the Indigenous community controlled art centre of Northeast Arnhem Land, located in Yirrkala, a small Aboriginal community on the north-eastern tip of the top end of the Northern Territory. Their mission is to sustain and protect Yolngu cultural knowledge in Northeast Arnhem Land under the leadership of community members. The Mulka Project opened the door to its new digital learning centre on July 31st 2015. Within its first week the community elders renamed the Yirrkala Digital Learning Centre 'Yalu' which is dhuwal language for 'nest'. The Nelson Meers Foundation is a founding supporter of the Yalu, providing support for a Digital Learning Co-ordinator to manage the Digital Learning Centre and guide visitors through the Yolngu digital archive.

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The Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Centre

CONVERSATION

An Encounter with Time: Juliet Darling's "WAIT"
Essay by David Malouf

The monosyllable that provides the title for these three video artworks, for all its simplicity, is complex and ambiguous.

As an imperative it asks us to be patient; to reject our natural impatience to grasp, take in and move on, so that some other form of experience may emerge.

This is essentially the stance of the maker or artist. As Kipling puts it in his advice to the writer on how he should attend to his 'demon': 'drift, wait, obey'. It is the state of con­sciousness that any serious work of art, or work in general, demands; the patient attention that the artist offers all of us as a way of reading or viewing what he has made.

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Juliet Darling Mona Lisa 2015, WAIT 3-Channel video loop. Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery 29 October 2015
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CASE STUDY

THE FOUNDATION FOR YOUNG AUSTRALIANS
YOUNG SOCIAL PIONEERS

The Foundation for Young Australians' Young Social Pioneers Program (YSP) is Australia's only incubator for emerging social innovators, entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs and changemakers aged between 18 and 29. The Nelson Meers Foundation is supporting the Arts and Creative Industries component of the YSP Program to ensure there are opportunities for young cultural innovators to develop the skills and creative thinking required to create a world in which future generations can drive Australia's social and economic progress. These Young Social Pioneers are ambitious and creative and have each conceptualised innovative ways to tackle some of society's biggest challenges.

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