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Lawrence Pennington: Nyuman


Details

  • No.:RK0804
  • Medium:Acrylic on Linen
  • Size:136 × 90 cm
  • Year:2012
  • Region:Spinifex Country
  • Art Centre:Spinifex Arts Project
  • Status:

Nyangatja Nyuman ka walawuruku ngura ka pala karu panya wati kutjara palyanu ka palatja minyma tjutangku ankupai ka pala wanariku punu.

This is Nyuman, the special place of the eagle and there is a creek here that two men made there is also many women travelling through. The trees here are Wanar trees (Acacia aneura).

Growing up as a young boy and than following his initiations as a young man in this country Lawrence Pennington holds on intimate knowledge of the sites, the stories and the features of the area he was born and is responsible for. Over many years Lawrence has been an enthusiastic and very valuable participant in bush trips revisiting and recording sites of significance.


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