Exploring Alvira Bird's Dot Paintings

Alvira was taught by the senior women of Ilkawerne country the stories, songs and dances associated with Dreamtime and ceremonies.

Her grandmother was Ada Bird Petyarre of neighbouring Atnangkere country; a very well known artist during the 1990's. Her blood lines also trace back to the great Emily Kame Kngwarreye of Alhalkere country who has set numerous Australian art records and found ranking at the top of the Australian Indigenous Art Market.


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