Tarpari, near Balgo - 1993
Acrylic on Canvas
98 x 49 cm
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ProvenanceWarlayirti Artists, WA
ExhibitedRe-Collected, May 2013, Coo-ee Art Gallery
StoryThis is the artist's son's country where he was born. The creeks and hills of the area are shown together with the family camp. The yams they were eating at the time of their son's birth is the birth totem of the boy. The short parallel lines surrounded by dots represent the yams. Amongst the interconnected camp sites, Tarpari Hill is the concentric roundels in the centre of the painting. the centre. The painting is accompanied by a copy of the original source document issued in 1993 by Warlayirti artists. The artist had passed away the previous year at 56 years of age.