Before Time Today: Reinventing Tradition in Aurukun Aboriginal Art


Before Time Today is the first major study of the art and culture of Aurukun, an Aboriginal community in remote north Queensland. This stunning publication examines the relationship between the contemporary art of the region and the visual traditions of the past, with particular reference to the impact of mission and government intervention. It is richly illustrated, featuring stunning reproductions of Aurukun carvings, weavings and paintings, and comes complete with contributions by Peter Sutton, David F Martin and John von Sturmer.

160 pages
Paperback Colour Illustrations


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