Ungud Protecting Sacred Eggs at Rock Hole

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Ungud Protecting Sacred Eggs at Rockhole
Acrylic on Linen.
By Julie Wungadin.

About the Wandjina:

The Wandjina is a sacred icon to 3 groups of Kimbelry Indigenous people. The tradition is a living culture which has been extimated to be over 15,000 years old, making it the world's oldest unbroken art tradition. The Wandjina has enjoyed a resurgence since it was used representationally by Donny Woolagoodja at the opening ceremony for the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

About Julie:

Julie is a Ngaranyin Woman, who is painting stories passed on to her by her father. Julie grew up and lives and paints in the Kimberley.

About the Painting:

Julie painted this painting in 2008 it is a fine example of her style and techniques. The linen is 490 x 290mm. Julie has writting the story and her details on the rear of the work.