Dhukurrurru at Milaway (Sacred Rock) (#3122-16)


This painting depicts a sacred rock called Dhukurrurru at Milaway which is represented by the yellow triangles. It belongs to the Wobulkara Clan. The long diamond like shapes in the work depict Latjin (mangrove worms). This design is painted on the body in the Dhapi (making man ceremony) and inside the Ngarra men`s ceremony. The Rarrk (hatching) on the sides of the work depict Gapu Murnuk (mixing of clean fresh and dirty salt water).

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The Milingimbi Art and Culture Aboriginal Corporation is a community owned Art Centre that maintains an important position in the national art and cultural arena. Milingimbi Art and Culture has a long history of producing works steeped in active cultural practice such as barks, ceremonial poles, carvings and weavings. Works from Milingimbi are integral to important collections in many National and International institutions.


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