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Title

Milmilngkan billabong


Artist

Kay Lindjuwanga

Australia

1957 -

Language group

Kuninjku, Arnhem region


About

Kay Lindjuwanga has depicted the billabong located near her outstation at Milmilngkan. The water comes out at Milmilngkan and there are springs there surrounded by water pandanus (Pandanus aquaticus) where the water comes out of the ground. This might be caused by rainbow serpents which live under the ground there. The cross-hatching represents the country at Milmilngkan.

© Maningrida Arts & Culture 2004


Details


Date

(2004)


Media category

Print


Materials used

etching, 'Maningrida brown' ink on white BFK Rives Moulin du Gué wove paper


Edition

6/20


Dimensions

25.0 x 19.7 cm platemark; 50.3 x 32.9 cm sheet (irreg.)


Signature & date

Signed l.r. beneath platemark, pencil "KAY". Not dated.


Credit

Mollie Gowing Acquisition Fund for Contemporary Aboriginal Art 2005


Location

Not on display


Accession number

4.2005.13


Artist information

Kay Lindjuwanga

Works in the collection

13


Place

Where the work was made
Maningrida