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Natalie Puantulura Jilamara (Triptych) 2011
Ochre on linen 800 x 300mm x 3 panels SOLD
This piece was painted by Natalie alongside her Grandmother, Jean Baptiste Apuatimi, during a period when Jean was
producing works with Munupi Arts. There is a definite 'hint of Jean' in this work by Natalie.
During ceremony on the Tiwi Islands a series of ‘yoi’ (dances), are performed; some are totemic (inherited from the person's
Mother) and some serve to act out the narrative of newly composed songs.