Josephine Nangala

(Australia circa 1950 – )

Community
Kiwirrkura, Western Desert region
Language group
Pintupi, Western Desert region

Women resting at Ngyila

Location
Not on display
Further information

This painting depicts designs associated with the travels of a large group of women to Ngyila. There are many rockholes at this site, which is just to the north-west of the Kiwirrkura Community. The women are resting at the camp after having gathered tjilpurringa, a seed which is ground and then formed into a damper.

Documentation Card, Papunya Tula Artists Pty Ltd, 1996

Place of origin
Kiwirrkurra, East Gibson Desert, Western Australia, Australia
Year
1996
Media
Painting
Medium
synthetic polymer paint on linen canvas
Dimensions
60.8 x 55.0 cm
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Mollie Gowing Acquisition Fund for Contemporary Aboriginal Art 1997
Accession number
70.1997