This painting is stretched and need to be delivered in a box since it cannot be rolled into a tube.
Story as told by the artist:
"Yulumbu to Bulgundi is about 21 km's. Around 2008, Lindsay, I and our five children went to Bulgundi for the weekend. It was in October during the hot season and we got Kangaroos that evening. While Lindsay was gutting the Kangaroos, using the headlights of our car to see, all of a sudden the car battery went flat so we started pushing the car but it did not start.
So we decided to walk but it was too late and already dark. So we cooked the Kangaroos and camped that night. Lindsay woke us up at 3 a.m., had breakfast, then we all headed off to Yulumbu.
Bulgundi to Yulumbu, and in that month the water was muddy and dirty but we had no choice but to drink it. Lindsay would carry the two younger boys, one at a time, every 100 meters, and then sit them under a shady tree with their older siblings, until I catched up while carrying baby Nicole. When we ran out of that dirty drinking water, Lindsay would have to walk back to the last water place and refill. It was a big walk and I had to take it steady because I was carrying baby Nicole. It nearly killed Lindsay and it was a 16 hour walk that we have done."
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