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Tingari (Kurlkurta)

Simon Butler.
Synthetic Polymer on Canvas
101.5 x 152 cm
Warakurna Artists


Wati Tingari Tjukurpa, Kurlkurta. This paintings is part of the Tingari cycle, travelling to the west of Kintore. It depicts the location of Kurlkurta, moving from rock hole to rock hole (kapitu, kapitu). Simon Butler camped here before travelling on to Kuntaringtjanya. These sites are represented in the painting by the concentric circles and shows the connection between each location in the Tingari cycle.

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