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Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art
The Aboriginal Memorial gallery See nearby items

On display on Level G


Ganalbingu people

Ramingining, Central Arnehm Land, Northern Territory, Australia born 1952

Flying foxes/spiders/long necked tortoise 1987-88 Description: Two bands of images: band 1) flying foxes spiders | band 2) long necked tortoise, flying foxes, spider (An installation of 200 hollow log coffins)

Collection Title: The Aboriginal Memorial
Place made: Ramingining, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, installation, natural earth pigments on wood

Dimensions: height 123.0 h cm diameter top 20.0 h cm diameter base 20.0 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of funds from National Gallery admission charges and commissioned in 1987.
Accession No: NGA 87.2240.25
Image rights: © Charlie Djurritjini. Licensed by Viscopy