- Australia’s High Commissioner visits Jarracharra: Dry Season Wind Exhibition of Australian Textiles at National Crafts Museum.
- ‘Jarracharra: Dry Season Wind’ exhibition is organized by Ministry of Textile and Australian High Commission
- It showcases a powerful collection of Aboriginal women’s textile art from the Maningrida region in Western Arnhem Land, Australia.
- This exhibition features women pushing artistic barriers to depict ancient narratives using contemporary mediums.
- Jarracharra represents a metaphor for the way the Bábbarra Women’s Centre brings together different Aboriginal cultures and stories from across Arnhem Land.
- The exhibition has arrived in India for the first time.
- Jarracharra is the powerful cool wind that blows across Arnhem Land each dry season, signifying the beginning of a period of exchange between clans and an annual ceremonial coming together.
SOURCE: THE HINDU, THE ECONOMIC TIMES, PIB