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Kalipinypa

Artist: Jacqueline Phillipus Napurulla

Medium: Acrylic on canvas

Dimensions:
H 122cm x W 152cm x D 1.8cm
H 48¼" x W 60" x D ¾"

This painting depicts Water Dreaming at Kalipinypa, North-east of Kintore. The painting tells the story of the rain and hail making ceremony for the site of Kalipinypa. Ancestral forces are invoked to bring on a powerful storm with lightning, thunderclouds and rain sending a deluge to rejuvenate the earth, filling the rock holes, clay pans and creeks and creating new life and growth upon the land. Today the Nakamarra, Tjakamarra, Napurrula and Tjupurrula men and women are the custodians of this important Water Dreaming site and celebrate its stories in the ceremonies.

Item No: 1308


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