Purukapali, Japarra Amintiya Minga

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Purukapali, Japarra Amintiya Minga


Artist: Michelle Woody
Edition of 20
Print size: 29.5(h) x 24.5(w)cm
Medium: Hard ground etching with aquatint and chine collé

Price: $325 unframed
Authenticity certificate provided upon sale

SKU: Michelle WoodyCat#: 267-17-7/20Purukapali, Japarra amintiya Minga29.5 x 24.5cm (image), hard ground etching with chine colle and aquatint Category: Tags: , , , , , ,



Purukapali was the first Tiwi to celebrate the Pukumani ceremony, Japarra was Purukapali’s brother who flew up and became
the moon and Minga is the body design painted onto the body during Tiwi ceremonies.

This is a hard ground etching with chine colle, made by the artist in collaboration with Masterprinter Basil Hall during a print
workshop at Jilamara in April 2017.