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Title

Ku' Thaa Ukathan

2021

Artist

Roderick Yunkaporta

Australia

1948 –

Language group: Wik-Mungkan, West Cape region

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Aurukun Cape York Queensland Australia
    Date
    2021
    Media category
    Sculpture
    Materials used
    natural pigments with binder on milkwood
    Dimensions
    85.0 x 32.0 x 15.0 cm
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Commissioned with funds provided by the Aboriginal Art Collection Benefactors 2021
    Location
    Aqualand Atrium
    Accession number
    230.2022
    Copyright
    © Roderick Yunkaporta

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  • About

    Art Centre documentation for this work states:
    "Thaa ukathan is the name for the brolga when he stretches his legs out to land. My last name, Yunkaporta, means brolga. We have different language names for different parts of the brolga. The Yunkaporta family has a big connection to brolga and it is also one of my big totems."

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

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