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Nyanyuma Napangarti Marrapinti Rockhole Site 2007
Acrylic on Belgian linen
1520 x 1220mm

This painting depicts designs associated with the rockhole site of Wirrulnga, east of Kiwirrkurra. A group of women camped here whist travelling to Wilkinkarra (Lake MacKay). The rocky outcrops and sandhills are represented by the lines.

Nyanyuma paints her "dreaming" stories that relate to her traditional homeland. The symbols that she uses represent women's ceremony and include depictions of the designs used for body painting during tribal dance known as 'inma'.

Nanyuma's painting careef folls that of the other senior women artists from Kiwirrkura and Kintore.

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