Women’s Dreaming

This dreaming tells about women’s ceremony. It affirms womens place in Warlpiri society.  The Dreaming story marks large tracks of land of which women are guardian over.  Particular men are workers for the women. They are called kurdungurlu.  This works in reverse as well, where the particular women work for particular men. Only the women know this dreaming. It talks about travelling from north to south, west to east into the new sun signifying a new day and new life.  They teaching all the young kids. They all teach people from different skin groups, so that the dreamings are passed along to the young children.

$170.00

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Medium: Painting
400x300mm Synthetic Polymer Paint on Canvas
Year: 2021
SKU: 364-21

Description

This dreaming tells about women’s ceremony. It affirms womens place in Warlpiri society.  The Dreaming story marks large tracks of land of which women are guardian over.  Particular men are workers for the women. They are called kurdungurlu.  This works in reverse as well, where the particular women work for particular men. Only the women know this dreaming. It talks about travelling from north to south, west to east into the new sun signifying a new day and new life.  They teaching all the young kids. They all teach people from different skin groups, so that the dreamings are passed along to the young children.

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Weight 0.8 kg

About Rebecca Farrell

I was born in Katherine and grew up in Lajamanu and went to Katherine high school. I have one adopted daughter.  I have worked at the Warnayaka Art Centre since 2010 and really enjoy the work I do there. My main medium of art is dot painting with acrylic on canvas, but I also do a lot of photographic work.

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