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Ivan Namirrkki: Rain song


Details

  • No.:RK1640
  • Medium:Natural Ochres on Bark
  • Size:133 × 39 cm
  • Year:2018
  • Region:Arnhem Land (West)
  • Art Centre:Maningrida Arts

Bininj (men) perform songs to initiate rainfall. The two men depicted in this painting are important Creator Ancestors who gave humans the moiety system, ceremony and Law.

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