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Boomerangart Collection

Acrylic on Linen
125 x 205 cm

Cat.No: 1841

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Kathleen Petyarre

/ Boomerangart Collection

/ Cat.No: 1841


Painted in 2004 in Boomerang Art Gallery

Kathleen's interpretation of her Bush Seed Dreaming is distinctive and individual. The Seed has provided a vital food source for Aboriginal people living in remote desert areas for many generations. Cattle grazing, over a fifty-year period, reduced the prolific nature of this grass. Consequently Kathleen is recalling, in her paintings, the time when its seeds were a significant part of the diet of her clan. As such, important dreaming stories developed around this grass and its seed. The seed may seem insignificant to western notions but for the women of Utopia it holds a place of importanc

Location: storage