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“Kuruyultu” by Julieanne Farmer

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Artist:                       Julieanne Farmer
Title:                         “Kuruyultu”
Language:                Ngaanyatjarra
Medium:                   Acrylic on cotton canvas
Size:                         91.5x56 cm
Date:                        July 2018

This painting is about a Dreamtime story. The Ngaanyatjarra people call the site 'Kuru Yurltu'- meaning 'Hollow Eye'. This cavern-like tunnel holds a large body of water and is the physical representation of a Dreamtime story in which a man is speared through the torso as punishment for a crime. This tunnel represents the hole in the man's body after being speared. Julienne paints the surrounding country of this site from her grandfather and grandmother, often depicting the sandhills.

 

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