Awelye for Alpar Seed, Bush Plum & Mulga Seed by Alvira Bird (SOLD)

Size: 15cm x 15cm
Medium: Synthetic polymer paint on canvas

 

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In this painting, white dot work represents the dry seeds of alpar, black dot work represents the ahakeye (bush plum) and yellow dot work represents ntang artety (mulga seeds) ready to be collected. There are sacred Dreaming stories for Alpar Seed, Ahakeye and the Mulga Seed which belong to Alvira's country, Ilkawerne, and ceremonies are carried out to ensure their productivity. 

Other designs reflect elements associated with this story.

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