Noŋgirrŋa Marawili
Lightning and The Rock
76 x 56.5cm Paper: SOMERSET 76x 56.5cm
ID: 422-16

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Noŋgirrŋa Marawili
Lithograph
76 x 56.5cm Paper: SOMERSET 76x 56.5cm
Year: 2016
ID: 422-16

Lightning and The Rock

Baratjula is a Madarrpa clan estate adjacent to Cape Shield where the artist visited by canoe with her father and his many wives as a young girl. Her father’s name was Mundukul and this is also the name of the serpent (also known as Water Python, Burrut’tji or Liasis Fuscus) which lives deep beneath the sea here.

This design shows the deep water and the ‘curse’ or oath that the snake spits into the sky in the form of lightning from this place.

At the base of the image a rock sits firm in the Madarrpa land against which this sea crashes.

Printmaker Adrian Kellett Printed 1st July 2016

FMP 24Y

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