Antara by Tuppy Ngintja Goodwin

Details of Antara

Catalog Number : 836925
Size : 152cm x 122cm
Medium : Acrylic On Linen
For Sale : Contact Short St Gallery
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About Antara
When I paint, it’s like inma (ceremonial dance and song).

This is Antara, a sacred place for Anangu, and the Maku (witchetty grub) Tjukurpa. There’s a special rock hole at Antara where women perform inma – ‘inmaku pakani’ – and afterwards there’s enough maku to feed everyone. Antara and Maku Tjukurpa is really important for Mimili women, we paint this place and its stories, keeping them strong.