The Olympic Flame - Tiwi Islands Residency


Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands

June 29, 2000

An event conceived for the Olympic torch passing through the Aboriginal community of Nguiu. Tim Newth worked on the Tiwi Islands with community of Nguiu, especially with elders Simon Tipangwati and Clementine Puruntatameri, and with indigenous dance artists Stanley Stanislaus and Samantha Chalmers to conceive and create an event for the Olympic torch passing through the community.

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Tim Newth, Simon Tipangwati , Clementine Puruntatameri, Stanley Stanislaus, Samantha Chalmers

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