ABC Kimberley: Vesna Tenodi is following Wanjina’s instructions

Violent response to Wandjina Watchers sculpture The Wanjina Watchers in the Whispering Stone, the eight-and- a-half tonne sandstone sculpture by Australian artist Benedikt Osváth has been repeatedly vandalised by local thugs who also vandalised the ModroGorje gallery and made death threats to its owners and artists, claiming they acted under orders from a Kimberley tribesman. As one of…


New racism and humbugging an artist

Katoomba businesswoman Vesna Tenodi commissioned artist Ben Osvath to carve a sculpture –Wandjina Watchers in the Whispering Stone – to celebrate the deep spirituality of Aboriginal culture. Spot their mistake, which has them the targets of death threats, vandalism and moral lectures by the viciously sanctimonious… Read more