Antara by Ngupulya Pumani

Details of Antara

Antara by Ngupulya Pumani
Catalog Number : 836927
Size : 150cm x 200cm
Medium : Acrylic On Linen
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About Antara
"Antara is my mother's country. She taught me the stories, and showed me the places, like one special rockhole where women would have inma (ceremony). Now I remember her when I paint Antara."

Ngupulya Pumani paints Antara, an extremely important site for Ngupulya and her family. Antara is Ngupulya’s mother’s country. This place, and its significant Maku (witchetty grub) Tjukurpa were a constant in the paintings of the late Milartjari Pumani. Today Ngupulya an dher younger sisters Betty Kuntiwa Pumani are proud custodians of this country; they map its significance and hold its stories strong in their paintings of Antara.