Artist : CORINA NANALA
Title : Ngaripunkunya
Size/Medium : 400 x 300mm: acrylic on linen Painting
Corina has painted some of her Grandmother’s country, reknowned artist Naata Nungurrayi. This country is west of Kiwirrkurra, far to the south of Balgo. The rockhole Ngaripunkunya was a stopping place for travelling ancestral women. This painting depicts women gathering Kampurapara (desert raisins) which is eaten straight from the plant or ground into a flour and baked. Dominating the country are “tali” or sandhills, “puli” or rock outcrops and “punti” or vegetation.