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Tatipai BARSA

Meriam Mer people

Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Australia born 1967

26 October, 1967

Torres Strait Island pattern 1989 Description: A mass of linear patterns and designs depicting mark making throughout thhe Torres Strait
Place made: Cairns College of TAFE, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in pen and brush in brown ink Support: rag paper

Primary Insc: Signed lower right below image in pen and brown ink, ' Tatipai Barsa 89'.
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1990
Accession No: NGA 90.1067
Provenance:
  • The artist completed this work while he attended the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Visual Arts course at the Cairns College of TAFE.