272-19 – Mangkayi – MAGDA KINGSLEY

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Mangkayi by MAGDA KINGSLEY

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Description

Artist : MAGDA KINGSLEY
Title : Mangkayi
Size/Medium : 450 x 300mm: acrylic on canvas Painting

Magda has painted her mothers’ country, Mangkayi, south of Balgo in the Great Sandy Desert, east of Yagga Yagga. She has painted the story of Nampitjin (Magda’s Tja Tja – grandmother) and Napanangka (Magda’s Yipi – mother) women preparing ceremonial food. Women (U shapes with digging sticks) collected Yinkurrarta (seeds) for making damper, from the green flowers. The coolamons are filled with all of the mangarri (bush tucker) the women have collected. 

Additional information

Weight 0.8 kg