Better World Aboriginal Art Handpainted Decorative Lacquered Egg & Stand - Jillamara
by Josette Papyjua
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Better World Aboriginal Art Handpainted Decorative Lacquered Egg with Stand
Artist: Josette Papajua (Tiwi Islands)
Cross Cultural Project
Lacquered paper mache Eggs
Size: 8cm x 6cm x 6cm
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Story: During Ceremony on the Tiwi Islands a series of “Yoi”, dances are performed, some are totemic (matrilineal) and others act out newly composed songs. Participants are painted with turtiyanginari (natural ochres) transforming the dancers and protecting them against mapurtiti (spirits). These designs are collectively called Jilamara).
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