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Saltwater : Yirrkala bark paintings of sea country : recognising indigenous sea rights. (1999)

Authors: Drill Hall Gallery, Buku-Larrngay Mulka Centre.
Publisher:Neutral Bay, N.S.W. : Buku-Larrngay Mulka Centre in association with Jennifer Isaacs Publishing,
  • There are 60 copies of this book in other libraries
  • and 60 copies of this specific edition.
Also Titled:
  • Yirrkala bark paintings of sea country
Content Types:
  • text
Carrier Types:
  • volume
Physical Description:
  • 112 p. : col. ill., map, ports. ; 29 cm.
Target Audience:
  • General
  • Catalogue of eighty bark paintings which is the work of forty-seven Yolnu artists from north-east Arnhem Land. When a sacred area was desecrated by an illegal barramundi fishing camp, this incident began the monumental story of these paintings set against a backdrop of national legal and political maelstrom.
  • Preface /​ Andrew Blake
  • Artists' declarations: Dula Nurruwuthun; Gawirrin Gumana; Djambawa Marawili; Mowarra Ganambarr; Lanani Marika
  • Saltwater /​ Djon Mundine
  • Map
  • Major works: Lutumba; Baraltja; Garraparra; Sea Country; Yathikpa; Yarrinya; Bäniyala; Manybalala; Djarrakpi; Gurka'wuy; Bayapula; Yalanbara; Nanydjaka; Yirrkala; Wessel Islands; Arnhem Bay
  • Saltwater country
  • Index of artists and paintings.
  • More...
  • More...
  • Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
  • English
  • 0646377027 (pbk.)
Dewey Number:
  • 759.99429/​5
  • 759.994295074
Libraries Australia ID:
  • 20204331
  • 20204331
  • 46135491
  • 46135491
Contributed by:
  • Libraries Australia

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