Anaty (Desert Yam) Story by Lisa Mills Pwerle (SOLD)

Lisa Mills Pwerle

Size: 15cm x 15cm

Medium: Synthetic polymer paint on canvas

Code: BP0003


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Symbols in this painting reflect the Anaty Dreaming. The Anaty is the Alyawarr word for desert yam which is similar to a sweet potato and grows in the wild across Central Australia. Growing up to the size of a human head, this yam was an important food source for the Aboriginal people of Central Australia and is still collected and eaten today.

The linear brush work represents the essence of the yam itself, while the dot work in this painting represents its seed.

About the artist:
Name: Lisa Mills
Skin name: Pwerl
Language group: Alyawarr
Country: Irrwelty
Lives: Utopia, Central Australia

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Utopia Lane Gallery specialises in Aboriginal Art from the Utopia region in Central Australia.

We have over fifteen years experience working with the Utopia Aboriginal people.


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