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Ivan Namirrkki: Arnjolpo (First Woman)


Details

  • No.:RK1644
  • Medium:Natural Ochres on Bark
  • Size:126 × 30 cm
  • Year:2018
  • Region:Arnhem Land (West)
  • Art Centre:Maningrida Arts

Arnjolpo is an important female Creator Ancestor in Kuninjku culture. She taught daluk (women) secret / sacred ceremonial knowledge, including important dances, songs and creation stories.

Bark paintings do adapt to room temperature and humidity. Tiny hair cracks are inherent in the nature of the material.
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