Water Goannas and Water Dreaming (Djangkawu Sisters)

Image

Djangkawu Sisters

Format

bark

License

All rights reserved.

Contributors

Contributed date

August 15, 2018 - 5:00am

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 'Water Goanna and water dreaming (Djangkawu sisters)' and was painted in 1985. 

Source

Mutitjpuy (Djamika) Munungurr

born Australia 1932, died Australia 1993

language and skin group:

Djapu/Dhuwa

Djangkawu Sisters 1985

natural earth pigments and ochre on bark

110 x 52cm

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

Deakin University
221 Burwood Highway - Burwood
Melbourne
3125
Australia

Cite as

Mutitjpuy (Djamika) Munungurr, "Water Goannas and Water Dreaming (Djangkawu Sisters)", contributed by Thao Phan, STS Infrastructures, Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography, last modified 15 August 2018, accessed 29 June 2022. https://stsinfrastructures.org/content/water-goannas-and-water-dreaming-djangkawu-sisters