|Date of Birth:||30/09/1975|
Andre was born in Pirlangimpi; Andre moves between the 3 communities of the Tiwi Islands, Pirlangimpi, Milikapeti and Wurrumiyang. He works at Munupi Art when he stays in Pirlangimpi.Andre is an artist who express himself and see the world around him changing rapidly, while at the same time wants to keep the Tiwi culture strong in the modern world.Andre like to paints designs about the Kulama ceremonies, as well as his own creative designs inspired from the Tiwi culture
tiwi name for waterlilly.. Catalog No 20-352 Title punarrika Artist Andre Tipungwuti Size & Medium 180 x 120 cm Ochre on Canvas Category Painting Artist Profile
The Kulama design depicts this important ceremony of the Tiwi people; the dancers and singers create a circle and prepare the poisonous yam for eating, as indicated by the circles...