Artist : HELICOPTER (Joey Tjungurrayi)
Title : Wangkartu
Size/Medium : 450 x 300mm: acrylic on canvas Painting
Helicopter has painted some of his country south of Balgo, in the Great Sandy Desert. This country is named Wangkartu after the tjurrnu (soakwater) in this country. The parallel lines in the painting represent the tali (sandhills) that dominate the country. This is the country where Helicopter was born. The dots are bush tucker; fruit trees, apple trees. Mangarri (food).