Canning Stock Route Area
Acrylic on canvas
|Bidyadanga Artists are based in Bidyadanga Aboriginal Community (La Grange) on the Kimberley coast of Western Australia, 1590 km from the capital city of Perth and 180 km from Broome. The recognized traditional owners of the land are the Karajarri people.
Bidyadanga is the largest remote Aboriginal community in Western Australia with a population of approximately 850 residents and is home to the Karajarri, Juwalinny, Mangala, Nyungamarta and Yulpartja language groups.
Rich in history, art and culture and with a developing economy, Bidyadanga has many community facilities and infrastructure to support community’s people. Bidyadanga Artists is a place where all five tribes can paint their stories. The word Bidyadanga comes from a word for “emu watering hole” (pijarta or bidyada).