The Mob at FAC

Fremantle Arts Centre

Sat 17 & Sun 18 Nov 10am – 1pm

Free entry

Join the artists, Martu Rangers, Mankarr Team (Caring for Country workers) and curators for a series of fascinating talks about the Martu way of life, land management practices, the stories within the paintings, the collaborative multi-media artworks and the journey of creating We don’t need a map. This festival-like weekend includes bush tucker, cooking, basket weaving, seed sorting and a performance by the Pigram Brothers.


Sunday Program, 18th November

10:00 - 10:30 Cannibal Story

Artist Yunkurra Billy Atkins, animator and director Sohan Ariel Hayes, writer John Carty and producer Erin Coates reveal how they brought Atkins' paintings to life through animation.

10:30 - 11:00 A Visit to Country

Join internationally acclaimed artist Lynette Wallworth as she discusses her visit to country and how it inspired her video and sound installation.

11:00 - 11:30 The Phone Booth Project

Young Martu filmmaker Curtis Taylor and established Melbourne-based artist Lily Hibberd talk about their collaboration, The Phone Booth Project.

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch

1:00 - 1:45 Gallery Tour

Delve deeper into the artwork and join the artists and co-curators Erin Coates, Kathleen Sorensen and Gabrielle Sullivan for a gallery tour. 

2:00 - 4:00 Courtyard Music

Broome's The Pigram Brothers perform live. Free event. Bar and Cafe open. 

All are welcome.

Please direct any enquiries to  [email protected] or 08 9432 9555 



We don't need a map: a Martu experience of the Western Desert from Fremantle Arts Centre on Vimeo.

17 Nov 2012

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