Acrylic on Canvas
120 x 118 cm
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ID: 11377 LOCATION: Bondi Beach
Tjala Aboriginal Art, Sydney, NSW
Cooee Aboriginal Art, Bondi, NSW Exhibited35th Anniversary Exhibition, Oxford Street, Dec 16- Jan 2017 StoryThe artists of Peppimenarti are known for paintings which reference the weave of syaw or fish-net, traditionally woven by women to catch fish and small crayfish in the creeks and rivers surrounding the community.
The weaving method of the syaw is the same as the stitch used in weaving the warragarri (dilly bag), except bigger. The pinbin vine (bush vine) grows near the river and is stripped into fibres that are then woven onto the net. The syaw is used to catch fish, prawn and other edible living creatures in the creeks and rivers.