Australia 1940 – 2013
Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: paintings, natural earth pigments on canvas
Yirrikamini – that one pukumani (funerary ritual) that mean really sad one ceremony. Especially this one here. These poles remind me Snake Bay. These poles same like my husband. They remind me of him. He carve that way.
Jean Baptiste Apuatimi, 2007
Text © National Gallery of Australia, Canberra