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Title

Dulkurrina

2005

Artist

Stewart Hoosan

Australia

1951 –

Language groups: Karrwa, Gulf region, Gangalida, Gulf region

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Mungoorbarda (Robinson River) Northern Territory Australia
    Date
    2005
    Media category
    Painting
    Materials used
    synthetic polymer paint on canvas
    Dimensions
    200.0 x 247.5 cm
    Credit
    Purchased with funds provided by the Aboriginal Collection Benefactors' Group 2005
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    337.2005
    Copyright
    © Stewart Hoosan. Licensed by Copyright Agency

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    Stewart Hoosan

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    The documentation for the painting states:

    "They used to have a big camping area near a big lagoon which the people weren’t allowed to camp too close to it. The only people that were allowed near the lagoon were me and my brothers and sisters because they were Junkayi (like proper boss for that country).

    It was the main hunting and fishing place for the Karrwa and Yanula people. The Karrwa/Yanula people used to travel up and down this country. They used to camp through their journey there."
    Stewart Hoosan, 2005

    © Australian Art Department, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2005

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication