Eylandt to Island

13 AM 5955/08
Chris Watt Fishing Story 2008
Acrylic on cotton
1200 x 900mm

Chris has painted Mornington Island people fishing along the river using traditional fish traps. The hunters and women have collected cockles from river bed and placed them in coolamons while they wait for the barramundi to come down the river with the tide to be caught using a traditional fish trap.

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