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Title

Wayuk at Kakodbabuldi


Artist

John Mawurndjul

Australia

1952 -

Language group

Kuninjku, Arnhem region


About

This etching refers to a site, Kakodbabuldi, which is an outstation in Dangkorlo clan estate in the Mann River region. Kakodbabuldi is a Mardayin ceremony performance site and is located on a large billabong covered in waterlillies. This place is about 50km south of Maningrida in Central North Arnhem Land. John Mawurndjul has also depicted wayuk - white waterlily - that cover the billabong.

© Maningrida Arts & Culture 2004


Details


Other Title

Mardayin design


Date

2004


Media category

Print


Materials used

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


Edition

6/20


Dimensions

33.2 x 16.6 cm platemark; 50.1 x 33.1 cm sheet (irreg.)


Signature & date

Signed lower c. to l.r. beneath platemark, pencil "JOHNNY". Not dated.


Credit

Mollie Gowing Acquisition Fund for Contemporary Aboriginal Art 2005


Location

Not on display


Accession number

4.2005.7


Artist information

John Mawurndjul

Artist profile

Works in the collection

26


Place

Where the work was made
Maningrida

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history