A small diversion from the visual to the aural, simply to honour Dr G. Yunupingu.

Indigenous Australian musical artist Dr G Yunupingu passed away last week at the age of 46. His aching, poetic, work is musical elation. I can delight in hearing its ethereal beauty, and at the same time feel the deficit of understanding what it is to be Aboriginal in Australia. He died from a disease that I would have been treated for at an early age and managed over a longer life.

Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu’s single, ‘Bapa’, from his critically acclaimed album ‘Gurrumul’, published in 2009

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