Crocodile and Sacred Fire Dreaming

Image

Crocodile and Sacred Fire Dreaming

Format

bark

License

All rights reserved.

Contributors

Contributed date

August 15, 2018 - 5:07am

Fieldsite

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 'Crocodile and Sacred Fire Dreaming' and was painted in 1985. 

Source

Mutitjpuy (Djamika) Munungurr

born Australia 1932, died Australia 1993

language and skin group:

Djapu/Dhuwa

Crocodile and Sacred Fire Dreaming 1985

natural earth pigments and ochre on bark

133.6 x 49cm

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

Photography by Simon Peter Fox

Deakin University Art Collection

Location

Deakin University
221 Burwood Highway - Burwood
Melbourne
3125
Australia

Cite as

Yananymul (Thelma) Munungurr, "Crocodile and Sacred Fire Dreaming ", contributed by Thao Phan, STS Infrastructures, Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography, last modified 17 August 2018, accessed 29 June 2022. https://stsinfrastructures.org/content/crocodile-and-sacred-fire-dreaming