• John Carty

     John Carty is an anthropologist and curator who works with Aboriginal artists around the Western Desert, the Pilbara, Kimberley and Central Australia. His exhibition work led to him recording the artists' stories and oral histories that form the basis of the Aboriginal art history in Ngaanyatajrra: Art of the Lands.

    From 2007-2010 he was the principal researcher on the Canning Stock Route project that lead to the groundbreaking exhibition Yiwarra Kuju: The Canning Stock Route, at the National Museum of Australia.

    John is currently Research Associate at the Australian National University on a project about bringing Aboriginal artefacts from the British Museum back to Australia for exhibition.