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"Artist Sally Gabori had a language of her own" – Nick Evans

Nicholas Evans, Shape

Date: 27 March 2015

Nick Evans:

"The density of such words in the Kayardild lexicon bespeaks an abiding interest in the ways that natural events and phenomena signal each other as portents and clues to the inter-relatedness of things, and especially of the relation of almost imperceptible signs to the deepest issues of human conception, relatedness and death. The constant use of this verbal network invests the Kaiadilt eye with an instantaneous set of conceptual associations that underlie the palette of motifs. Much of the appeal of Gabori’s art is that it places the viewer behind Kaiadilt eyes to see the world in another way."

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