Edward Yunupingu

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Description Edward (or Malati) was born to a Tiwi Mother and a Yolngu Father (from Yirrkala, in East Arnhem Land). He began his career as an artist with a short stint at Tiwi Design on Bathurst Island Soon after that he and his partner moved across the Aspley Strait to Melville Island and settled at Munupi Arts and Crafts in 2007. Malati quickly established himself as a talented carver of iron wood. His partner is another up and coming Munupi artist, Natalie Puantulura, who is also the grand daughter of renowned Tiwi artist Jean Baptiste.

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