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Title

Ku' Konh min-ak!

2021

Artist

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Aurukun Cape York Queensland Australia
    Date
    2021
    Media category
    Sculpture
    Materials used
    natural pigments with binders on milkwood
    Dimensions
    74.0 x 41.0 x 18.0 cm
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Commissioned with funds provided by the Aboriginal Art Collection Benefactors 2021
    Location
    Contemporary galleries
    Accession number
    231.2022
    Copyright
    © Leigh Namponan

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  • About

    Art Centre documentation for this work states:
    "Konh min-ak means ‘to listen well and to listen far’ in Wik-Mungkan language. That Ku' (wild dog) can listen really well. They always know when people and other animals are in their area. They sing out to warn the other wild dogs what's going on. Sometimes their call might signal that it's time for hunting. Other times it will be a call to leave that area."

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

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