Artist: Balang T. E. Lewis Bu-ngarl
Description: Djilpin Arts’ collection of Gapu limited edition prints commenced in 2007 with Basil Hall Editions. Gapu – Water – is the inspiration behind much of the work produced. The continuing collaboration between artists from the Ghunmarn Culture Centre and Basil Hall encourages new and emerging artists as well as established artists to experiment with a variety of print mediums. Etchings and Silk Screens make up Series I to VIII, with Series V also including Japanese Woodblock prints.
Size: 28×32.5cm (paper); 20x20cm (image)
Artist Bio: Renowned screen and stage actor, musician and community leader, Balang was the founding and Artistic Director of Djilpin Arts and the Walking with Spirits Festival. Balang passed away at his home in Katherine in 2018 and he is buried next to his mother, Angelina George, at Beswick. His legacy is honoured with a feature collection in the Culture Centre he created.