Joy Garlbin


Joy is an integral member of the Bábbarra Women’s Centre and TO of
Maningrida. She has been around the early years of Bábbarra Women’s
Centre. Joy is a textile artist and also highly regarded traditional bark painter,
carving of mimi, Lorrkon, pandanus fibre weaving.
Joy depicts the story of her ancestral dreaming the Djomi in her textile work,
with permission from her junguys she’s able to tell her story through her
magnificent design. Joy is from the Kunibidji language group of Arnhem
Land. Kunibidji language is one of the least commonly spoken languages in
Arnhem Land, and is the language of the traditional owners of Maningrida.





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