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Title

Kalkatja

2013

Artists

Beryl Jimmy

Australia

01 Jan 1970 –

Language group: Pitjantjatjara, Southern Desert region

Imitjala Pollard

Australia

01 Jan 1963 –

Language group: Pitjantjatjara, Southern Desert region

Anne Dixon

Australia

1965 –

Language group: Pitjantjatjara, Southern desert region

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands South Australia Australia
    Cultural origin
    Watarru
    Date
    2013
    Media category
    Painting
    Materials used
    synthetic polymer paint on linen
    Dimensions
    199.8 x 118.3 x 3 cm
    Credit
    Mollie Gowing Acquisition fund for Contemporary Aboriginal art 2014
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    14.2014
    Copyright
    © Beryl Jimmy, Imitjala Pollard, Anne Dixon. Licensed by Copyright Agency

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  • About

    The sisters Beryl Jimmy, Imitjala Pollard and Anne Dixon paint collaboratively as the Watarru Collective. Their work is inspired by a deep connection to country and is evidence of their immense knowledge of food and water sources that are vital for survival in the dynamic desert environment that is their home. In Kalkatja 2013 they provide a beautiful depiction of the vast landscape and natural resources surrounding the remote community of Watarru, in the Southern Desert region. A particular focus within the work is a serpent being that resides in a rockhole at Kalkatja. The work also shows the rocky country that surrounds this rockhole, as well as the large fig tree and wild tobacco plant that are found there.

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

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