Pink 2007

17 AM 5081/07
Tali Tali Pompey Talijara - Sandhills 2007
Acrylic on Belgian linen
610 x 1016mm

Tali Tali draws on the traditional country for imagery in her paintings. This painting depicts the long ridges of the sandhills with water run-off forming small ‘creeks’ known as karu karun-gka. Grass seeds collect in these dry ‘creeks’ and are gathered to make seed damper. Flowers of different colours are also found in the sandhill habitat which is a valuable source of many food bearing grasses and shrubs.

The desert landscape is a constant source of inspiration for artists. Spectacular, ancient landforms, images from the bush, and vibrant colours, are reflected through artwork. This unique place is the Pitjantjatjara/Yankunytjatjara Lands in the far north of South Australia.

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