An image of Women travelling to Pinari and Watanuma rockholes

Wintjiya Napaltjarri

(Australia circa 1932 – )

Community
Walungurru (Kintore), Western Desert region
Language group
Pintupi, Western Desert region

Tjunkiya Napaltjarri

(Australia circa 1930 – 18 Apr 2009)

Community
Walungurru (Kintore), Western Desert region
Language group
Pintupi, Western Desert region

Women travelling to Pinari and Watanuma rockholes

Location
Not on display
Further information

This painting depicts the travels of a large group of women to Pinari and Watanuma rockholes, north-west of the Kintore Community. The women camped at these sites singing the songs and performing the dances associated with the area. They also gathered the edible berry known as kampurarrpa which grows profusely in this area.

Documentation Card, Papunya Tula Artists Pty Ltd, 1996

Place of origin
Walungurru (Kintore), Northern Territory, Australia
Year
1996
Media
Painting
Medium
synthetic polymer paint on linen canvas
Dimensions
152.0 x 122.0 cm stretcher
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Mollie Gowing Acquisition Fund for Contemporary Aboriginal Art 1997
Accession number
65.1997
Copyright
© Tjunkiya Napaltjarri. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney