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Title

Ku' Aak Warpung

2022

Artist

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  • 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
    64.5 x 77.0 x 20.0 cm
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Commissioned with funds provided by the Aboriginal Art Collection Benefactors 2021
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    243.2022
    Copyright
    © Lex Namponan
    Artist information
    Lex Namponan

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    Art Centre documentation for this work states:
    "I named this camp dog Ku' Aak Warpung. This is the name of a place in my homeland near Cape Keerweer. My people first encountered Europeans at Cape Keerweer in 1604. This is the first recorded contact of any Aboriginal nation with Europeans. Warpung is the big lake right behind Cape Keerweer. There is a lot of barramundi in that big lake."

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