Featured Artists

Kumalie Riley

Kumalie (Rosalie) Riley is an Arrernte woman from Tyuretye/Mparntwe (Alice Springs) with spiritual affiliations and connections to the land, hereditary from her grandmother.

Kumalie is a well known Arrernte Elder and artist with many years of experience teaching Arrernte language in local primary schools and in adult education.

She has contributed to widely-acclaimed publications such as the Eastern and Central Arrernte to English Dictionary, and the Eastern and Central Arrernte Picture Dictionary (both published by the Institute for Aboriginal Development).

Kumalie is a highly experienced interpreter and translator, and is frequently called upon to assist with court interpreting and recording radio, television and film scripts in Eastern/Central Arrernte.


Festival Opening 

Listening to the Land