Iylenkyla by Jilly Jones Petyarr (SOLD)

Size: 210cm x 120cm
Medium: Synthetic polymer paint on belgian linen

 

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This painting tells the story of a small worm or caterpillar found in Jilly's country. Pronouncedeey-LEN-ky-la in Jilly’s language, this creature is represented in this painting by the concentric circle designs. She, Iylenkyla, is asleep in the centre and then unwinds herself around and around.Iylenkyla is special to Jilly as the story belongs to the women of her country, Arawerr.

Dots are white and dioxazine purple.

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