pantu (salt lake), acrylic on canvas

ernabella

pantu (salt lake), acrylic on canvas
  • pantu (salt lake), acrylic on canvas
  • pantu (salt lake), acrylic on canvas
  • $1,310.00

approximate size: 80.5 x 80.5cm

acrylic on canvas

a very significant tjurkurpa (story) to anangu is kungkarangkalpa (seven sisters) which is an extensive creation story relating to the pleiades constellation. the story traverses australia taking different forms, but local women are privy to the part of the story which takes place in the country near ernabella. in her paintings janice is depicting a salt lake near attila (mt connor), a landmark in the seven sisters story

this original artwork has been hand painted by aboriginal artists at the ernabella arts centre. ernabella arts centre is a place where elders, young women and men practice there art, in order to sustain, support and promote cultural heritage and improve the lifestyle of their communities members. 

at planet we donate the full retail margin (after the cost of framing, gst and artist's commission) to a charity nominated by ernabella arts centre; the western dialysis centre.

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