Yuendumu lies 293km northwest of Alice Springs in the Tanami Desert. A community of some 800 people, it is the home of the Warlukurlangu Artists.

Some of the extraordinary work of the artists is seen here.

Throughout February of 2015 I lived and worked at the arts centre as a volunteer.

The Warlukurlangu Arts Centre
The Warlukurlangu Arts Centre

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Lee and Fiona preparing canvas for the artists

Fiona and me preparing canvases for the artists of Warlukurlangu – see some of their magnificent paintings here

Volunteers try a little yoga at the donga
Volunteers try a little yoga by the donga


Yuendumu Post Office
Yuendumu Post Office – the town centre
The Post Office
The Post Office
Yuendumu Mining Shop - Limited merchandise at ethical prices
Frank & Wendy’s Yuendumu Mining Shop – Limited merchandise, ethical prices

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Outback Shop - larger range with larger prices
Outback Shop – larger range of goodies, larger prices
Yuendumu Big Shop - with very big prices
Sports Centre and Yuendumu Big Shop – very big prices
Rudy on the steps of the excellent Dialysis Unit
Rudy on the steps of the excellent Dialysis Unit
Kids play on the Yuendumu footy oval
Kids play on the red dirt of the Yuendumu footy oval
Local footy match
Local footy match with tall, dark stranger

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