Papunya Tula Artists, Alice Springs NT
Cooee Art, Sydney NSW
This painting depicts designs associated with the rockhole site of marrapinti, situated in a creek, west of Pollock Hills i Western Australia. The lines in this work represent the various geographicak features of this site and its surrounds.
A group of Ancestral Women of the Nangala and napangati kinship subsections camped at this site during their travels east.While at the siute the women made nosebones, also known as Marrapinti, which are worn through the hole made in the nose web. These nose bones were originally used by both men and women but are now only inserted by the older generation on ceremonial occasions.The women later continued travelling towards Lake Mackay.Share