Witchetty Grub Dreaming #605

about

This dreaming tells of the hunt for witchetty grubs. Witchetty grubs are found in the ground and tree trunks all over the Australian country. The women dig them out and place them in their coolamons. When they return to the camp sites they cook them in the coals of fire.

provenance

2011 purchased at Warnayaka Arts Centre, Lajamanu;
Leslie Smith Gallery, Amsterdam 

exhibited

‘Contemporary Art Exhibition' Private Banking Rabobank, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Lily Yirringali Jurrah Hargraves Nungurrayi

b. 01.07.1930
Jilla Well


Lily is an avid artist and passionate about her culture. She is driven to record and preserve while knowing she is fighting against time and the new impeding culture. She embraces colour and expression. In later years her style has changed slightly to reveal more freedom and use of colour, while years of experience with brushes show skilled execution and technique. Lily now produces  st . . .
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