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Nola Yurnangurnu Campbell
Synthetic Polymer on Linen
151.5 x 76 cm
Warakurna Artists


Yunpalara (Lake Blair) is a large lake bed west of Patjarr. It is more often dry than not, relying on rainfall to fill it. After rain, the lake is home to many water birds. The surface cracks as it dries. Ngirntaka (Perentie), travelling from Well 33 on the Canning Stock Route, came through this area and made Yunpalara on his way with a large sweep of his tail.

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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