Papulankutja & Patjarr Paintings
Recent paintings from 2 Gibson Desert communities
4 AM 6081/08
Fred Ward Lurrun 2008
Acrylic on linen 760 x 1520mm SOLD
Lurrun is a rockhole north of Patjarr Community in the Gibson Desert. Tingarri groups of men and women,
travelling in the same direction east, but in separate groups stopped at this site before travelling to
Wirrintjunku, another water place. Then they continued towards Tjukurla, where many people were gathering.
Tingarri: Song cycle depicting the route of dreamtime people who travelled from the sea near Port Hedland to
the northern part of the central desert. It also refers to the route and to the dreamtime people who followed that
route (source: Ngaanyatjarra to English Dictionary: IAD Press).