558-232023

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Jupiter Well by PHILOMENA BAADJO

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Artist : PHILOMENA BAADJO
Title : Jupiter Well
Size/Medium : 36 x 46cm Acrylic on Canvas Painting

This painting represent the seeds growing around Jupiter Well. Jupiter well is in between Kunawarritji (well 33) And Kiwikurra Community. 

Somewhere around Nyimi near Puntu Jarlpa (jupiter Well) Bush damper dreaming of flowers and seeds and women coming to the water hole in their mothers country. 

The U shape represents digging sticks and the middle circles women coming to the water hole (rocks), seeds, flowers and grinding stones to smash seeds. The sand hills. 

In the Jukurrpa (Dreamtime) there were a group of women that were walking around this area collecting seeds to make damper. A man came along and frightened the women and they dropped the coolomon with all the different types of seeds in it. All the seeds were different colours. This is why all the different flowers depicted throughout the bottom half of the painting are so colourful

Weight 0.8 kg
SKU: 558-232023 Categories: , Tags: , , ,

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