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Ilgarijiri and Boolardy

Some photos from the last trip to Boolardy to talk to the MSOTA kids. The first lot are from the Ilgarijiri exhibition currently in Geraldton - art that was inspired by a previous trip to Mullewa and Boolardy with a group of indigenous artists. There were almost sixty pieces in the exhibition, with more on display in a local cafe on the sea front. There is a mixture of traditional and modern techniques, and some pretty impressive pieces. The exhibition runs until September when it moves to the new Chemistry precint at Curtin Uni in Perth.

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Various views of the Ilgarijiri ("things belonging to the sky") exhibition in Geraldton CREDIT: Megan / Yamatji Arts

While we were there, Tim and I had a quick run up to the MWA/ASKAP site while waiting for the Sun to set. The goats don't seem to mind the alien-like MWA tiles littered around on the ground, but they didn't seem too happy about a couple of monkeys wandering around the place.

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Left to right: Lunch at Tallering station, an MWA tile at Boolardy, goats on the breakaway CREDIT: Megan

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