CreatorLilly CleggTitleNguraalami Yanaa (Come Home)Date2022MediumAcrylic with high gloss varnish finish on compressed fibre cement (CFC)DimensionsH. 2000mm x W. 1000mm x D. 20mmArtist StatementThis artwork tells the story about healing through the revival of Ceremonial Practice, it depicts the Spirits of our Ancestors, reaching out over countless generations, holding out their hands for us to join them in Ceremony. The story tells us to re-connect with our land and with each other through dance and song, it tells us to re-discover the magic of our Spirit and heal the rifts between us. It tells us to reclaim our destiny and once again take up our sacred duty of maintaining Country and protecting the balance of Nature.Specific Place Accession NumberP2023.3.1Access AdviceFor research purposes only. No reproduction without permission of City of Coffs Harbour.
Representing the Garby clan on Gumbaynggirr country, this painting depicts ancestral spirits in ceremony above a coastal scene. Acrylic with high gloss varnish finish on compressed fibre cement (CFC).
Part of the Gumbaynggirr Art Trail at Yarrila Place. The trail showcases a collection of six artworks, created by Gumbaynggirr artists, representing each of the six clan groups on Gumbaynggirr country – Bagawa, Garby, Garlambirla, Yurrunga, Ngambaga and Gambalamam.
This immersive experience invites visitors to embark on a cultural journey through Gumbaynggirr Country while guiding them through Yarrila Place, from its ground floor to the rooftop terrace.