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19 FEBRUARY 2014

Artwork by Lena Nyadbi installed on Musee du quai Branly roof

"29 April 2013, marks the Australian launch of a unique project that will see a giant work of art by Australian Aboriginal artist Lena Nyadbi installed on the roof of the musée du quai Branly in Paris. To be officially revealed on June 6, the 700 square-metre installation is viewable from the Eiffel Tower and accessible by Google Earth users, making it one of the largest artworks made by an Australian artist and an important new addition to the world renowned museum dedicated to the arts and cultures of Africa, Asia, Oceania and the Americas."

(International Development for Australian Indigenous Art)

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2013artwork • Australia Council • Australian Aboriginal artist • Australian artist • barramundi • black and white • black and white painting • charcoal • commissioned work • Dayiwul Country • Dayiwul Lirlmim (Barramundi Scales) • female artist • fish scales • Gija People • indigenous art • indigenous artist • Indigenous cultural knowledge • International Development for Australian Indigenous Art (IDAIA) • Kimberley region • large scale work • Lena Nyadbi • Musee du quai Branlymuseumochre • Paddy Jaminji • paintingParis • roof • rooftop • simple forms • spare aesthetic • Stephane Martin • Western Australia

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Simon Perkins
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