Bunabiri Aboriginal Art Cotton Bucket Hat - Seven Sisters Dreaming
by Athena Nangala Granites
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Bunabiri Aboriginal Art Cotton Bucket Hat - Seven Sisters Dreaming by Athena Nangala Granites
Size: one size - 60cm with 6cm brim
designed in Australia and made in China
About the Artist - Athena Nangala Granites
“I learnt to paint by watching my mother, my sisters and my grandmother paint.” Athena Nangala Granites was born in 1994 in Alice Springs Hospital, the closest hospital to Yuendumu, a remote Aboriginal community 290 km from Alice Springs in the Northern Territory of Australia. Athena has been painting with Warlukurlangu Artists Corporation, an Aboriginal owned and governed art centre located in Yuendumu, since 2010. She paints Jukurrpa from her father’s side (Ngapa Jukurrpa – Water Dreaming) and her mother’s side (Ngalyipi Jukurrpa – Snake Vine Dreaming and Yanjirlpirri Jukurrpa – Seven Sisters Dreaming), stories which relate directly to her land, its features and the plants and animals that inhabit it. Athena uses an unrestricted palette to develop a modern interpretation of her traditional culture.
Royalties from the sale of this product directly benefits the artist, her family and community
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