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Kapi Tjukula tjuta (many rock holes)

Mona Mitakiki Shepherd , Naomi Kantjuriny , Tjimpayi Presley
Synthetic Polymer on Linen
122.5 x 300 cm
Tjala Arts


In this painting many rock holes are depicted where water collects after the rains. These rock holes are an important source of water during the dry season when most of the water holes and creeks dry up. Water is an essential element in the desert. Knowledge of rock hole sites is passed from generation to generation and revered by all Aṉangu (people) Pitjantjatjara.

Desert Mob is presented annually in Mparntwe | Alice Springs on Arrernte Country.

On behalf of Desart’s staff and art centre members, the Executive Committee humbly and respectfully acknowledge the Arrernte Apmereke Artweye (Traditional Owners) and Kwertengerle (Traditional Managers) of Mparntwe.


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