Australia’s transcontinental Ghan train transformed into stunning moving Aboriginal artwork – video

Australia’s transcontinental Ghan train transformed into stunning moving Aboriginal artwork – video

The Guardian

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One of Australia’s most famous trains has been transformed into a moving artwork. Three carriages of the Ghan have been covered in Arrernte artist Chantelle Mulladad’s work titled Crossroads. Mulladad, from the remote community of Ltyentye Apurte, says Crossroads is based on her teenage years. ‘I had to choose which path to go on, and I chose the right path to make something of myself and be an artist.’ The Ghan travels from Adelaide to Darwin, a 2,973km stretch through inland Australia. The work, which is the largest display ever featured on the Ghan, is part of Parrtjima, an Indigenous festival of lights held in the Alice Springs Desert Park

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