Lacquered Aboriginal Art Pencil Box - Mina Mina Jukurrpa

by Betsy Napangardi Lewis

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Lacquered Aboriginal Art Pencil Box - Mina Mina Dreaming by Betsy Napangardi Lewis

Size:  4cm x 6cm x 20cm
Paper Mache box made from recycled paper - handmade in Kashmir

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About the Artist/Design
The country associated with this painting is Mina Mina, a place far west of Yuendumu, significant to Napangardi and Napanangka women who are the custodians of the Jukurrpa that created the area. The Dreaming describes the journey of a group of women of all ages who travelled east gathering food, collecting Ngalyipi (Tinospora smilacina or snake vine) and performing ceremonies as they travelled. The women began their journey at Mina Mina where Karlangu (digging sticks) emerged from the ground. Taking these implements the women travelled east creating Janyinki and other sites. Their journey took them eventually beyond Warlpiri country. In contemporary Warlpiri paintings traditional iconography is used to represent the Jukurrpa, associated sites and other elements. The primary motif used in paintings of the Jukurrpa are the Karlangu digging sticks which rose up out of the ground at Mina Mina. The women used them to collect bush tucker on their travels. This painting shows the motion of the digging sticks as the women move them to dig

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SKU STAT-DESK-PNL
Barcode # ABLE638PBXP
Brand Better World Arts
Shipping Weight 0.1450kg
Shipping Width 0.205m
Shipping Height 0.045m
Shipping Length 0.065m
Shipping Cubic 0.000600000m3
Assembled Length 0.200m
Assembled Height 0.040m
Assembled Width 0.060m

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