Artist : LUCY LOOMOO
Title : Tjimari
Size/Medium : 900 x 600mm: acrylic on linen Painting
Luc has painted her country a long way south of Balgo, called Tjimari, in the Great Sandy Desert. Lucy has painted kalyu Tjukurrpa or water Dreaming. The central circle is a rock hole, which is a yinta or living water, a source of water that never runs outs, this was a vital source of water for her family. The emanating lines indicate tali or sanddunes which are dominant in this country. Lucy explains there is plenty of food in this country such as kantilli (bush raisin) and karulkurra (bush apple).