Esther Giles Nampitjimpa: Kuruyurltu-Esther 2016
- Medium:Acrylic on Cotton
- Size:101,5 × 75,5 cm
- Region:Ngaanyatjarra Lands
- Art Centre:Tjarlirli Art
- Anmerkung:Museum Acquisitions
This painting is about a Dreamtime story. The story is from Esther's Mother's country - "Mangari". The painting is about a huge tunnel that runs through the ground in the Mangari country. The Ngaanyatjarra people call the site 'Kuru Yurltu' - meaning 'Hollow Eye'. The cavern-like tunnel holds a large body of water, and is the physical representation of a dreamtime story in which a man is speared through the torso as punishment for a crime. This tunnel represents the hole in the man's body after beeing speared.
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