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Alick Tipoti Mawa Wagel #4/50 2007
Linocut
550 x 1000 image, 810 x 1210mm paper
$925

Mawa Wagel means Mawa (mask) after or later. I try to capture how I would have created this mask had I not been influenced by today's modern, western society. Such masks were usually carved out of a certain tree that we call Wapadh that grows on most of the island in the Torres Strait.

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