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Title

A family of Apelech ku

2022

Artist

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Aurukun Cape York Queensland Australia
    Date
    2022
    Media categories
    Sculpture , Woodwork
    Materials used
    natural pigments with binders on milkwood
    Dimensions
    a (mother): 38.0 x 71.0 x 21.0 cm b (brown): 24.0 x 21.5 x 8.0 cm c (white): 23.2 x 25.5 x 8.5 cm d (brown): 24.0 x 30.0 x 10.5 cm
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Commissioned with funds provided by the Aboriginal Art Collection Benefactors 2021
    Location
    Yiribana Gallery
    Accession number
    238.2022.a-d
    Copyright
    © Keith Wikmunea

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    Keith Wikmunea

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    Art Centre documentation for this work states:
    These puppies are feeding off their mother. The markings on these ku's represent my homelands out at Kencharang. The white dots are from my clan, called Apelech . Apelech means ‘clear water’ in Wik language. The white dots are the shells that you can see through the clear water out on our Country.

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