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Title

Doctor Who

2016

Artist

Tiger Yaltangki

Australia

07 Apr 1973 –

Language group: Yankunytjatjara, Southern Desert region

Alternate image of Doctor Who by Tiger Yaltangki
Alternate image of Doctor Who by Tiger Yaltangki
Alternate image of Doctor Who by Tiger Yaltangki
Alternate image of Doctor Who by Tiger Yaltangki
Alternate image of Doctor Who by Tiger Yaltangki
Alternate image of Doctor Who by Tiger Yaltangki
  • Details

    Cultural origin
    Yankunytjatjara, Southern Desert region
    Date
    2016
    Media category
    Painting
    Materials used
    synthetic polymer paint on canvas
    Dimensions
    112.0 x 167.0 cm
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Wendy Barron Bequest 2016
    Location
    Reception
    Accession number
    373.2016
    Copyright
    © Tiger Yaltangki, courtesy Iwantja Arts. Licensed by Copyright Agency

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    Tiger Yaltangki

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  • About

    Tiger Yaltangki grew up in Indulkana and has painted through Iwantja Arts in Indulkana for many years. Whimsy and fantasy inform his practice as he combines elements from his Anangu culture with science fiction and his love of music from ACDC and Hank Williams. Yaltangki’s works offer a unique image of contemporary life and explore the divergent influences that have shaped his world view.

    Yaltangki makes known his love of science fiction television in ‘Doctor Who’ 2016. Populated by a cast of hybrid figures with animalistic features rendered in simple line-work, layered with an array of geometric shapes and graphic forms, this work evokes the wonder of possibility offered by the television series. It seems the perfect image of time travel and parallel universes as obscure elements and characters jostle for space in a multidimensional field. Imbued with a sense of curiosity and humor, Yaltangki’s cast exist in a dreamlike state where diverse influences mingle and coalesce.

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

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