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Katie Ward, Manupa Butler, Nancy Carnegie, Ngipi Ward, Nola Campbell (Collaborative): Yunpalara


Details

  • No.:RK1275
  • Medium:Acrylic on Linen
  • Size:152 × 214 cm
  • Year:2014
  • Region:Ngaanyatjarra Lands
  • Art Centre:Warakurna Artists
  • Status:

Yunpalara (Lake Blair) is a large lake bed west of Patjarr. It is more often dry than not, relying on rainfall to fill it. After rain the lake is home to many water birds. The surface cracks as it dries. Ngirntaka (the perentie goanna) travelling from Well 33 on the Canning Stock Route came through this area and made Yunpalara on his way with a large sweep of his tail.


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