One of the newly discovered sailing ship paintings found in the Wellington Range, Arnhem Land….
Entries Tagged as 'rock art'
September 22nd, 2008 · 4 Comments · News
September 20th, 2008 · 3 Comments · News
James Woodford HIDDEN in rugged ranges in north-west Arnhem Land, a spectacular treasure-trove of Aboriginal rock art is set to rewrite the history of Australia. In a find that has stunned archaeologists and anthropologists, a vast wall of about 1500 paintings chronicles the history of Aboriginal contact with outsiders, from Macassan prows and European sailing […]
Stunning pictures and audio in this special SMH slideshow from Djulirri Rock shelter in Arnhem Land – prepared by Rick Stevens, James Woodford and Paulina Vidal
September 20th, 2008 · No Comments · News
Pictures and story by James Woodford Hidden in Arnhem Land’s remote Wellington Range is a maze of tortured sandstone and an enormous overhang hiding one of the world’s most important rock art panels. The Djulirri rock shelter’s 1500 stunning paintings are a record of all that makes people marvellous and terrifying, a spectacular narrative spanning […]
July 15th, 2008 · No Comments · News
Archaeological expeditioners, Michael Cartier, and Rik Deveridge prepare to land at Forgotten Ridge in the Wollemi Wilderness. Story by James Woodford There is a ridge and a creek in the heart of the 500,000-hectare Wollemi wilderness which are so remote they have never been officially named by Europeans. An archaeologist, Wayne Brennan, and his […]
May 27th, 2008 · No Comments · Guest Viewpoint
Prof. Paul S.C. Taçon School of Arts Gold Coast campus Griffith University, Qld 4222 firstname.lastname@example.org I am fortunate to have worked in incredible natural and cultural landscapes around the world, many of them in remote parts of Australia. I work closely with indigenous people to study rock art – paintings, drawings, engravings, stencils, prints and […]