Malungu (From the Sea)

20 AT029
Alick Tipoti Koedal Kazil Garr Yatharmik 2006
Linocut image, 540x2400mm paper

The title translates to 'crocodile protecting its young'. Garr Yatharmik is an ancient yet important phrase in my language. It literally means 'tying it close to the body', in other words, to protect. As people of Zenadh Kes, we were instructed and taught the ways of our culture by our forefathers. Who were in turn instructed by their forefathers. I have chosen the Koedal (crocodile) because it is a totem from the dinosaur age, so it represents the ancient laws of my forefathers.

Edition Size: 35 Medium: Linocut Lino Created: Horn Island (TSI), QLD on October, 2006 Published: Cairns, QLD on May, 2007 Printer: Alick Tipoti, Stuart Blannin Ferguson Studio: Editions Tremblay NFP Paper: Hahnemuhle 350gsm Orientation: Landscape Paper Height: 540 mm ( 21.3" ) Paper Width: 2,400 mm ( 94.5" ) Image Height: 360 mm ( 14.2" ) Image Width: 2,200 mm ( 86.6" )

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