Artist Doreen Chapman at the opening night of ‘We Call It Home’.
We Call It Home
Spinifex Hill Artists exhibition, FORM gallery, Perth
September 3 to November 30
Many of the Martu people of Western Australia’s Pilbara region, extending out into the Great Sandy, Little Sandy and Gibson Deserts, only ceased living a pujiman (entirely traditional) life as late as the 1960s. Many also took part in the huge Aboriginal stock workers strike of the late ’40s.