Dennis NONA

Kala Lagaw Ya people

Badu (Mulgrave) Island, Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia born 1973


Basil HALL

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1954



commenced 1985 – 2000

print workshop (organisation)

Ngaw kukuwam (The lovers) 1996
Collection Title: Strong lines: New directions. Canberra: Studio One in association with Nolan Gallery & Canberra City Gallery, 1996.
Place made: Studio One, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in black ink, from one block; hand-coloured with synthetic polymer paint Support: cream wove Arches BFK Rives 280 gsm paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower right corner vertical, 'BFK RIVES/ FRANCE'
Edition State: published state
Impression: artist's proof
Edition: edition of 75

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right corner in black pencil, 'D Nona 96' '. Inscribed lower left corner in black pencil, 'A/P'.Inscribed lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'NGAW KUKUWAM'
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right, 'STUDIO ONE INC CANBERRA' [within circle]
Dimensions: printed image 61.4 h x 49.8 w cm sheet 76.4 h x 57.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 1997
Accession No: NGA 97.1029.19
Image rights: Courtesy of the artist and the Australian Art Print Network
  • Produced while the artists attended the Australian National University in 1996. The image was printed by Basil Hall at Studio One, Canberra.