After the first bombing, the men thought of making songs and dance about the bombing and the planes. This painting is about that. One old man singing, while men, women and kids dance around. Some people when the bombing started were standing around or hunting with their spears, when the bombing started they were throwing their spears to the plane and hiding to try to keep safe.
|Title||Bombing of Darwin|
|Artist||SUSAN WANJI WANJI|
|Size & Medium||120 x 80 cm Ochre on Canvas|
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