Artist : JANE GIMME
Title : Tjilkinpa
Size/Medium : 450 x 300mm: acrylic on canvas Painting
Jane has painted some of her mother’s tjukurrpa (dreaming) east of Well 33 on the Canning Stock Route. Thispaintig tells the story of ladies sleeping by a rockhole called Tjilkinpa (centre circle), an old lady told them to move on, one of them to go to a hill called Pamarrta another to the sandunes called Kumpupatja, another to Wamala, the side of a hill and another to Pintjil in the sandunes. As they walked they turned into different bush tomatoes. This is the story of how there came to be different types of bush tomatoes in the desert.