Malungu (From the Sea)
New Works by Torres Strait Islander Alick Tipoti
Alick Tipoti Gapul 2006
linocut 350x330mm image, 570x380mm paper $450
Gapu is our language name for the Suckerfish (Ramora). It plays a very significant role in our traditional fishing
methods. My ancestors used the Gapu to catch Waru (turtle) and Dhangal (Dugong), as well as the harpoon.
Gapul is the plural of Gapu.
Edition Size: 70
Lino Created: Thursday Island (TSI), QLD on October, 2006
Published: Thursday Island (TSI), QLD on May, 2007
Printer: Alick Tipoti
Studio: Artist's Studio Paper: BFK Rives
Paper Height: 570 mm ( 22.4" )
Paper Width: 380 mm ( 15.0" )
Image Height: 350 mm ( 13.8" )
Image Width: 330 mm ( 13.0" )