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Collection

Alma Kalaju Webou

(Australia circa 1928 – 18 Jul 2009)

Language group
Yulparija, Western Desert region
Title
Pinkalarta
Media category
Painting
Materials used
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
Dimensions

167.0 x 111.0 cm stretcher

Credit
Purchased with funds provided by the Warawara Department of Indigenous Studies, Macquarie University 2007
Accession number
249.2007
Copyright
© Alma Kalaju Webou. Courtesy of Short St Gallery
Location
Not on display
Further information

"Pinkalarta is my place I was born and grew up, this is my mother's country. It is in the Great Sandy Desert near Joanna Springs on Anna Plains Station, close to the Canning Stock Route. This country has lots of mayi (bush food). I lost my mummy and sister here".

Alma Kalaju Webou

© Australian Art Department, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2007

Exhibition history (1)

From Pinkarlarta to Lungarung: Alma Kalaju Webou and Weaver Jack, Aboriginal and Pacific Art, Waterloo, 24 Feb 2007–17 Mar 2007