All Services Offered By Sylvia Nulpinditj

Performances

ABORIGINAL FEMALE DANCE PERFORMANCE

Talent: Sylvia Nulpinditj
Duration: Approx. 20 mins

Three female dancers perform traditional and contemporary Yolgnu dance interpretations; and some audience engagement (language and movements); recorded audio.

$1000+gst (with 2 x songmen)
$800 + gst

Additional cost (upon negotiation) – Staging Options: sand on floor, textile banners, photographic projection, dry ice

ABORIGINAL FEMALE & MALE DANCE PERFORMANCE

Talent: Clinton Gaykamangu and Sylvia Nulpinditj
Duration: Approx. 20 mins

Group of nine dancers (males and female) perform traditional and contemporary Yolgnu dance interpretations; and some audience engagement (language and movements); recorded audio.

$2100+gst (with songmen)
$1900+gst with audio recording instead of 2 x songmen

Additional cost (upon negotiation) – Staging Options: sand on floor, textile banners, photographic projection, dry ice

DEMONSTRATIONS

PAINTING DEMONSTRATION

Talent: Sylvia Nulpinditj
Duration: 1 hour

Watch Sylvia paint and have a casual conversation about her life and culture.

If you require the demonstration to be longer, please contact us first.

$120 +gst

PLAYING WORKSHOPS

CLAPSTICK PAINTING AND PLAYING WORKSHOP

Talent: Sylvia Nulpinditj
Duration: 1 hour

Learn the rhythmic art to playing clapsticks – and special Yolngu cultural meaning and healing properties associated with them. You also discover your own creative talents as you paint your own set of clap sticks while guided by a professional Aboriginal artist from Arnhem Land. Leave with your own painted set of clap sticks to take home (and teach others how to play).

Maximum 10 participants
If your group is larger or you require the workshop to be longer, contact us first.

$300+gst
for preparation/facilitation

+ $20 per person
for clapsticks, paint

PAINTING WORKSHOPS

 

ABORIGINAL PAINTING WORKSHOP WITH Sylvia Nulpinditj

Talent: Sylvia Nulpinditj
Duration: 1 hour

Guided by a professional Aboriginal artist from Arnhem Land, learn how to paint either individually or – as a team-building activity: paint on one canvas as a group. Your facilitator will also talk about the cultural significance of Yolngu Aboriginal art and share with you their personal cultural stories. Leave with your own work of art inspired by culture and connection to Country.

Maximum 10 participants
If your group is larger or you require the workshop to be longer, contact us first.

$300+gst
for preparation/facilitation

+ $20 per person
for materials

DANCE WORKSHOPS

ABORIGINAL DANCE WORKSHOP WITH CLINTON

Talent: Sylvia Nulpinditj
Duration: 1 hour

Learn Yolgnu traditional and contemporary dance moves and the cultural meaning behind them from Yolgnu Aboriginal dancers. Workshops are with recorded audio.

Maximum 10 participants
If your group is larger or you require the workshop to be longer, contact us first.

$300+gst

Every additional 10 people (max.) will need an extra facilitator @ $100 per hour

EXTRA: Live music; 2 x songmen (didgeridoo and clapsticks) $100 each
EXTRA: body paint $8 p/person

WEAVING WORKSHOP

BASKET WEAVING WORKSHOP

Talent: Sylvia Nulpinditj
Duration: 1 hour

Yolgnu weaving is often done using pandanus leaves. Pandanus are palm-like, dioecious trees and shrubs. Young leaves are harvested and sliced into fine strips. ‘Kala’, natural bush dyes, are made from roots and leaves sourced from different plants in the area. A process of bashing and crushing extracts dye, then placed in drums with water. The pandanus strips are then soaked in the drums for the colouring process. The strips are then woven into baskets, bowls, mats, ropes, fish catchers, etc.

$300+gst
for preparation/facilitation

+ $20 per person
for materials

MEETINGS & GENERAL CONSULTANCY

MEETINGS & GEN. CONSULTANCY

Talent: Sylvia Nulpinditj
Duration: 1 hour

An opportunity to learn cultural knowledge (where culturally appropriate) through casual discussion in a small group or one-on-one.

If you require the consultation for larger consultancy projects, please contact us first.

$150 +gst

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  • “Working with the crew from Turtleback has been an absolute pleasure. These are talented, generous people with fascinating stories to share. I’ve booked their services from everything to International conferences to small school events. Their easy communication and reliability is MUCH appreciated.”

    Megan Hills The Creative Ingredient

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