We are always thrilled to have the opportunity to sit down and speak with artists about their work.
Japingka exhibits Aboriginal art from forty different regions right across Australia. A quick look at our Artists Page will show you the extraordinary diversity of that art.
Our exhibiting artists include artists who live in the cities and towns while others live in remote desert communities. You will find all ages represented from teenage to the very elderly. Subjects range from ancient stories to contemporary experience.
There are a couple of themes that consistently come up in conversations with artists. Here we’ve chosen interviews from three very different artists. Each talks here about the influence of family and Country on their art.
Sarrita King is known for her artworks that connect land, experiences, family and kinship. She collaborates with her sister Tarisse King, and their works are sought
after by collectors and galleries in Australia and internationally. Sarrita has Gurindji ancestry from the Northern Territory. In this interview she talks about the Elements series and the Fire story, as well as the influences of her father William King Jungala and sister Tarisse.