Visual Arts: WA Now – TJYLLYUNGOO/Lance Chadd: Ibelongyoubelongwebelong

31 March 2019

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4 May – 5 Aug @ Art Gallery of WA ·
Presented by Art Gallery of WA, TJYLLYUNGOO/Lance Chadd ·

Ibelongyoubelongwebelong presents a series of work that reflects the artist’s Aboriginal spirituality and cultural research on connection to country, in particular the Boorongurup (Porongorup Ranges), the oldest granite formation on Earth. Boorongurup is an important place for Bibbulmun Peoples and the most important Winartj sacred place on Country.

TJYLLYUNGOO/Lance Chadd is a Bibbulmun Nyoongar/Budimia Yamatji man, born in the south-west of WA.  His work emphasises Aboriginal spirituality with its deep connection and unity of land, people, animals and plants. His work offers an easy access to reflect on how each of us belong and connect to all that is around us.

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Pictured: TJYLLYUNGOO/Lance Chadd Waitj Boorongur 2014. Acrylic on Belgium linen, 120 X 90 cm.  Courtesy of the artist . © TJYLLYUNGOO/Lance Chadd, 2014.

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