|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
Pwoja JilamaraDuring ceremony on the Tiwi Islands a series of ‘yoi’ (dances), are performed; some are totemic (inherited from the person's Mother) and some serve to act out the narrative...
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...
The Tutini is a ceremonial carving/sculpture used in various Tiwi ceremonies that provide a complete cultural outlet for philosophical beliefs through music, art and dance. Catalog No 21-83 Title Tutini...