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Wild Dog

July 15, 2022 @ 10:00 AM - August 20, 2022 @ 5:00 PM UTC+0


Head to Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute these school holidays for Wild Dog.

Wild Dog is an immersive installation and exhibition exploring the importance of one of Australia’s most misunderstood but significant cultural symbols – the dingo.

This is the first artistic outcome of a multi-year cultural maintenance and revival project that connects the Dingo story from Kaurna and Narungga country in South Australia to Lardil Country in Mornington Island, including cultural links stretching to the Wild Dog story for the Bunun people from Taiwan.

The project, conceived and artistically directed by Kaurna/Narungga artist Jacob Boehme, has been created to preserve and maintain the Wild Dog story. Often renegaded as a pest, the Dingo has and continues to be a significant living figure in First Nations’ cultures and presence within the Australia ecological system.

The exhibition will feature film animation, puppetry, dance, song and immersive art works, along with a public program of panels and talks that will further explore themes within the works. A beautiful and visceral multi-media event open to all ages.

WHERE: Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute

WHEN: Friday 15 July until Saturday 20 August 2022


  • Monday to Friday: 10 am – 5 pm
  • Saturdays: 10 am – 2.30 pm
  • Closed Sundays
  • Friday 15 July: 8.30 pm to coincide with the opening of Illuminate Festival’s City Lights.

COST: Free

Click here to check out the school holiday program



July 15, 2022 @ 10:00 AM UTC+0
August 20, 2022 @ 5:00 PM UTC+0
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Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute
253 Grenfell Street
Adelaide, 5000
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8224 3200
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