Parara Napaltjarri

(Australia circa 1945 – )

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

Women's Business at Marapinti

Location
Not on display
Further information

This painting depicts designs associated with Womens' Ceremonies at the rockhole site of Marrapinti, west of the Kiwirrkura Community. A large group of women camped at the site performing ceremonies. Some of the women sang the songs associated with the area while others performed the dances. After leaving Marapinti the women travelled further east gathering the edible berry known as kampurarrpa as they went.

Documentation Card, Papunya Tula Artists Pty Ltd, 1996

Place of origin
Central and Western Desert, Northern Territory, Australia
Year
1996
Media
Painting
Medium
synthetic polymer paint on linen canvas
Dimensions
55.0 x 61.0 cm
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Mollie Gowing Acquisition Fund for Contemporary Aboriginal Art 1997
Accession number
75.1997