This etching refers to a site, Kakodbabuldi, which is an outstation in Dangkorlo clan estate in the Mann River region. Kakodbabuldi is a Mardayin ceremony performance site and is located on a large billabong covered in waterlillies. This place is about 50km south of Maningrida in Central North Arnhem Land. John Mawurndjul has also depicted wayuk - white waterlily - that cover the billabong.
© Maningrida Arts & Culture 2004
etching, 'Maningrida brown' ink on white BFK Rives Moulin du Gué wove paper
33.2 x 16.6 cm platemark; 50.1 x 33.1 cm sheet (irreg.)
Signature & date
Signed lower c. to l.r. beneath platemark, pencil "JOHNNY". Not dated.
Mollie Gowing Acquisition Fund for Contemporary Aboriginal Art 2005
Not on display
© John Mawurndjul/Maningrida Arts and Culture. Licensed by Copyright Agency
Where the work was made
Shown in 1 exhibition
The Dreamers (2009-10), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 09 May 2009–15 Aug 2010