Recent artworks from the Tiwi Islands
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Irene Mungatopi Kulama Design 2010
Natural ochre & pigment on canvas 1000 x 500 mm SOLD
This design depicts the Kulama ceremony of the Tiwi people: the dancers and singers create a circle and prepare the poisonous yam for eating, as indicated by the circles in the painting. It is a celebration of life and food, the Kulama occurs at the end of the wet season.