Kuruyultu – Julieanne Farmer

$340.00

40.6cm x 76.2cm: acrylic on canvas

Artwork is sold unstretched

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40.6cm x 76.2cm: acrylic on canvas

Artwork is sold unstretched

Julieanne Farmer

Julieanne is a young mother from Docker River. Julieanne is the Chairperson of Tjarlirli Art and is also a strong arts worker at the Kaltukatjara art centre helping our artists around the studio. Julieanne depicts the country of her mother heading towards Mutitjulu and Areyonga. She also paints the country of her father which is Tjukurla and Warakurna.

Kuruyultu

This painting is about a Dreamtime story. The Ngaanyatjarra people call the site ‘Kuru Yurltu’- meaning ‘Hollow Eye’. This cavern-like tunnel holds a large body of water, and is the the physical representation of a dreamtime story in which a man is speared through the torso as punishment for a crime. This tunnel represents the hole in the man’s body after being speared. Julienne paints the surrounding country of this site from her grandfather and grandmother, often depicting the sandhills.