Dreamtime Knowledge (Blue) - Aboriginal design Fabric
by Trephine Sultan
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Aboriginal design fabric/material - Dreamtime Knowledge (Blue) by Trephine Sultan
made from 100% cotton - easy care washable
44/45" wide (approx 114cm)
Price - per metre
Design: Dreamtime Knowledge
Artist: Trephine Sultan
designed in Australia by royalty paid Aboriginal Artists and made in South Korea
Trephine learned to pant at a very young age by sitting and watching uncles, aunties and friends paint. She would then pick up a stick and draw her art in the dirt, with her Mother and Aunty being a big influence in her life.
Trephine went to English speaking school at Alice Springs. Even though English became Trephine’s first language, she was taught Luritja, the language of her family and elders at home. Trephina is a well-known artist and many of her artworks are in private collections. Her works are colourful and detailed. In ‘Dreamtime Knowledge’ she neatly drew numerous things which the forefathers created for future generations. She drew women sitting around waterholes with digging sticks.
“Dreamtime” or “Dreaming” has never been a direct translation of an Aboriginal word. The English language does not have an equivalent to express the complex Aboriginal Spiritual concepts to white people. The Dreaming or ‘The Dreamtime’ indicates a psychic state during which contact is made with the ancestral spirits of that special beginning. Trephine, in this artwork depicted how the knowledge has been passed on from generations ancestors and forefathers, making the young generations knowledgeable and aware of Aboriginal Culture
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