Lino Cut Prints
paper size 56.5 x 66cm Print 47.5 x 38.5cm on BFK Rives paper
Djärrwiṯ – Fresh water mussels
As told by the artist:
When we go out and collect maypal we share them with everyone. Djärrwiṯ is dhuwa and the men sing and do bunŋgul to celebrate these freshwater mussels.
The minytji (lines) are of the Djapu clan freshwater design.
Djärrwiṯ/djärrgiṯ – Wilsons Freshwater mussels
Guḻunbuy gapupuy (swamp), dhoḻopuy (muddy), raypiny gapuŋur (in freshwater)