Wandjina and Sacred Ungud

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Wandjina and Sacred Ungud
Acrylic on Canvas.
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 his painting in 2011 it is a fine example of her style and techniques. The canvas is 1540 x 1050mm with generous painting border for stretching.