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Title

Wirral Our Country Dying From Climate Change

2022

Artist

John Prince Siddon

Australia

15 Nov 1974 –

Language group: Walmajarri, Kimberley region

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  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Fitzroy Crossing Kimberley Western Australia Australia
    Date
    2022
    Media category
    Painting
    Materials used
    acrylic on canvas
    Dimensions
    120.0 x 240.0 cm
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Mollie Gowing Acquisition Fund for Contemporary Aboriginal Art 2022
    Location
    Ainsworth Family Gallery
    Accession number
    264.2022
    Copyright
    © John Prince Siddon/Copyright Agency

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    Artist information
    John Prince Siddon

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  • About

    Art Centre documentation for this work states:
    "Climate change are getting worse, our land will never be the same. Our song and dance won't be the same. Our culture, our dreamtime stories won't be the same. Our rock painting will disappear. Our dongle waterhole, jumu, snake will vanish. Waterhole will dry up forever.
    Our ocean, Great Barrier Reef will be destroyed. Our animals won't like each other. Fighting each other to save they own skin to survive. Our beautiful fish will die. One by one. Under the sea.

    Will our big, big red kangaroo ever hops over Ayers Rock again?
    Will our kids ever learn our culture?
    Will our Prime Minister will be Prime Minister?
    Will them Wiggles will still make children laugh again doing the Wiggles?
    Will Mr. Bean will make us laugh again?

    We gonna keep on fighting each other for land while the land already affected by climate change and COVID-19."

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Fitzroy Crossing

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition