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Title

Piltarti tjukurpa

2020

Artist

Leah Brady

Australia

1962 –

Language group: Pitjantjatjara, APY Lands

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  • Details

    Date
    2020
    Media category
    Painting
    Materials used
    acrylic on linen
    Dimensions
    243.5 x 198.0 x 3.2 cm
    Credit
    Roberts Family Acquisition 2020
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    171.2020
    Copyright
    © Leah Brady
    Wynne Prize
    - 2020
    Artist information
    Leah Brady

    Works in the collection

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  • About

    “I am painting a really important place located between Amata and Nyapari communities on the Aṉangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands in South Australia – the Piltarti tjukurpa and rock hole.

    My grandmother was pregnant with my mother at the top of the hill overlooking this rock hole.

    My mother, Nganyinytja, was an important leader who started the NPY Women’s Council. I have my own commitment to leadership now, having helped senior women start the APY Gallery and Studio for Aṉangu in Adelaide last year; this is where I paint every day I can. I celebrate my culture and work beside other women who have moved to Adelaide. It’s a piece of the APY Lands in the city.”

    Leah Brady, 2020

    This work was a finalist in the Wynne Prize 2020 and was acquired by the Gallery in 2020.

  • Exhibition history

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