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.

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Medium: Painting
850 x 500mm Acrylic on Canvas
Year: 2019
SKU: 468-19

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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 Judy Martin

Judy Napangardi Martin Selected Exhibitions: 1991 Lajamanu - Warlpiri Artsist from Lajamanu, Coo-ee,Sydney 1991 Ngurra Mala - Les Lieux du Reve, Ecole des beaux-arts, Grenoble, France 1991 Yapa, Peintres Aborigenes De Balgo et Lajamanu - Baudoin Lebon Gallery, Paris 1992 Lajamanu Dreamings 2 - Technical and Further Education College Darwin 1998 Aboriginal Olympic Exhibition - Phillip Morris, Lausanne 1998 Warnayaka Warlpiri - Karen Brown Gallery, Darwin 2000 Lajamanu Womens Artists, Coo-ee, Sydney. 2000 Artists of Lajamanu - Tandanya, Adelaide 2000 Artists of Lajamanu - Japingka Gallery, Fremantle 2003 Yilpinji, Love, Magic and Ceremony - Japingka Gallery, Fremantle 2003 Darwin Entertainment Centre Gallery 2003 Alcheringa Gallery, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada 2005 Judy Napangardi Martin - Japingka Gallery, Fremantle 2008 Darwin Entertainment Centre Gallery 2009 Lajamanu Milpirri

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