Pinkalarta

"This is Pinkalarta, my place I was born and grew up. This is my mother’s country. You know mummy mine been born there, we bush people us. It is in the Great Sandy Desert near Joanna spring on Anna Plains station, Western Australia. This country has lots of Mayi [bush food]. This painting shows the Mayi. He got him big water, good water, everyone can drink him. He gone now. I been born there near the water. Big jila [waterhole]. He gone now. I lost my mummy and sister here."

Courtesy of Short Street Gallery

Year
2006
Medium
Acrylic on canvas
Measurement
1200mm x 1200mm
Copyright Line
Copyright Short Street Gallery