Name: Gawaratj #2 Munuŋgurr
Clan: Mararrpa
Moiety: Yirritja
Homeland: Waṉḏawuy
Residency: Yilpara

“The artist resides at Yilpara, one of the main centres for the Saltwater Collection project and was taught by elders from this place how to represent his own country. In 2010 he developed an innovative form influenced from Gunybi Ganambarr’s earlier novel forms. It uses the basic hollow log Ḻarrakitj form to create a sculptural work. Gawaratj dedicates most of his time to looking fter his clans estate country and is a senior Yirralka ranger.” Buku-Larrŋgay Mulka Art Centre

 

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