Djibigula Djayhgurrnga

Djibigula Djayhgurrnga

Skin name: Ngalwakadj
Language: Kunwinjku
Dreaming: Yirridjdja
Clan: Djalama
Date of birth: 1941-12-31
From: Marlwon
Community: Oenpelli : NT
Outstation: Marlwon



Djibugula Dhyagunga is an older fibre artist working in the community. Although her specialty technique is twining she sometimes makes coiled baskets with handles.Her twined mats feature unusual open spaces creating scallop forms.She has work in Museum Victoria and her work has been published in Aboriginal Studies.(From Twined Together)

Group exhibitions

  • 2015 Wearables, Tactile Arts Gallery, Darwin
  • 2009 21st National Aboriginal and Torrres Strait Islander Art Awards, Museum and Art galleries of the Northern Territory, Darwin
  • 2005 Twined Together, National touring exhibition,Injalak Arts and Museum Victoria 2005-2007


  • Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory,


  • Louise Hamby Twined Together ;Kunmadj ngalehnjaleken,Gunbalanya Injalak Arts and Crafts Association, 2005