This design depicts the Kulama ceremony of the Tiwi people: the dancers and singers create a circle and prepare the poisonous yam for eating, as indicated by the circles in the painting. It is a celebration of life and food, the Kulama occurs at the end of the wet season.
|Title||Kulama Design with Ceremonial Fighting Sticks|
|Artist||REPPIE ANNE PAPAJUA (ORSTO)|
|Size & Medium||120 x 80 cm Ochre on Linen|
Pupuni 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 stars and lighting Catalog No 20-338 Title tapalinga and purmarilli Artist Crystal Bourke Size & Medium 75 x 50 cm Ochre on Canvas Category Painting Artist Profile...
During 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 of...