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Title

Ku’ Aak Pi’an

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
    70.0 x 36.0 x 16.0 cm
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Commissioned with funds provided by the Aboriginal Art Collection Benefactors 2021
    Location
    Upper Asian gallery
    Accession number
    232.2022
    Copyright
    © Leo Namponan

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    Artist information
    Leo Namponan

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    Art Centre documentation for this work states:
    "Aak pi’an means "big country" in Wik-Mungkan language. Ku' Aak Pi'an is a camp dog that roams across that big country to the south of Aurukun. He goes from place to place checking that everything is in order. He looks after that country. He checks out all the land from the beach country to the timber country. He likes to roam by himself."

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

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