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Alison Nampitjinpa Anderson Akajiri (Bush Tomato) 2002
Acrylic on linen 406 x 610mm WAS $650 NOW $520
Akajiri is a popular bush food of the Solanum family sometimes called desert raisin. This painting depicts the plant and honours the
women's ceremony performed for Akajiri. They collect bush tomatoes in Alisons country, near Papunya, Central Desert Australia. It is
also where the women perform their ceremony in which they paint their breast, chest and forearms and decorate their bodies with feathers.