Dugong and Fire Dreaming

Image

Fire Dreaming by Mutitjpuy (Djamika) Munungurr

Format

Bark paint

License

All rights reserved.

Contributors

Created date

August 15, 2018

Critical Commentary

This bark painting was created for teaching use for the Deakin University Social Studies of Science course by Yolngu artist Djamika Munungurr. It is titled 'Dugong and Fire Dreaming' and was painted in 1985. 

Source

Mutitjpuy (Djamika) Munungurr

born Australia 1932, died Australia 1993

language and skin group:

Djapu/Dhuwa

Fire Dreaming 1985

natural earth pigments and ochre on bark

116.8 x 43.5cm

Gift of the Yirrkala people of North East Arnhem Land, 1985

Image courtesy of the Estate of the artist and Buku-Larrngay Mulka Art Centre, Yirrkala

Deakin University Art Collection

Location

Yirrkala community
Yirrkala
North East Arnhem Land
Australia