This 2.5-hour film shows Aboriginal artist Allery Sandy cre­at­ing a mesmerising dot-work paint­ing of the Pil­bara, the re­gion in north Western Aus­tralia she calls home. Marni translates to 'marking' in Yindjibarndi.

Filmed over three weeks as she worked on the piece, Marni also fea­tures drone footage of the land­scape and nar­ra­tion by Sandy (with subtitles) combined with a beautiful relaxing soundtrack.

This is a view­ing ex­pe­ri­ence for those who en­joy watch­ing events un­fold in real time, and one that of­fers a unique look at our na­tion and its cen­turies old her­itage.


Release dates
23 January 2020 - Australia
G - general
David Bridie

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Korff, J 2020, Marni, <>, retrieved 2 July 2020

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