Kala Lagaw Ya people
Waiben (Thursday Island), Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
Waru Pau Wakai Au Biberr [the strength of the voice of the drum]
Cairns College of TAFE, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Materials & Technique:
prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: white wove Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower left and upper right, 'Arches/FRANCE' and infinity symbol, in reverse
Edition State: published state
Edition: edition of 50
Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right corner, below printed image in black pencil, 'By Laurie Nona 2000 ©', titled l.c., below printed image 'Waru Pau Wakai Au Biberr (The strength of the voice of th [sic] drum)'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '2/50'
printed image 72.4 h x 43.6 w cm sheet 76.8 h x 57.0 w cm
: Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2003 Accession No
: NGA 2003.43
- Produced by the artist while studying a course in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander visual art at the Cairns College of TAFE in 2000.