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Title

Ku' Ngak Apelech

2022

Artist

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Aurukun Cape York Queensland Australia
    Date
    2022
    Media category
    Sculpture
    Materials used
    natural pigments with binders on milkwood
    Dimensions
    42.2 x 80.0 x 14.0 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
    241.2022
    Copyright
    © Leo Namponan

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    Artist information
    Leo Namponan

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    Art Centre documentation for this work states:
    "Ngak Apelech means clear water in our language. Sometimes the fresh water is so clear in my Country that you can see all the way to the sand on the river bed. My clan is also called Apelech. We are the clear water people. We name our camp dogs after our clan group sometimes. The painting on this camp dog reflects the clear water over the sandy river bed."

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