Ochre on Board

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 20.07.07

Smaller works by East Kimberley artists who re-visit the tradition of painting onto board with ochre paint. The painted boards are an integral part of Gija culture where they are carried on the shoulders of dancers during ceremony. More recently artists have followed the practice of painting onto canvas. The resulting works are an exquisite statement on Kimberley landscape and Gija culture.

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