Alanya – new Ngaanyatjarra slang for “looking good” – is a bold expression of contemporary Ngaanyatjarra culture, created by young adults.
This stunning book was made at Wilurarra Creative, in the very remote community of Warburton Ranges (Mirlirrtjarra), Western Australia.
With 1,000km between here and our nearest towns (Kalgoorlie and Alice Springs), Warburton is one of Australia’s most remote places. Warburton is the largest of ten communities spread across the Ngaanyatjarra lands. Ngaanyatjarra remains the first language for people living here.
Alanya is a book for everyone, whether you can see all your families in these pages, or you’ve never been to a remote desert community before.