My Grandmothers Country by Teresa Purla
Title: My Grandmothers Country
Medium: Acrylic on Belgian Linen
Size: 129x105 cm
Artist: Teresa Purla
The painting refers to the artists grandmother, the late Minnie Pwerle and her beloved country of Atnwengerrp , Utopia in Central Australia.
The white dots represents the dancing tracks which is imprinted in the sand by the women during awelye ceremony.
If you would like to know more about My Grandmother's Country and the relationship with Aboriginal Art and culture, please read the following articles; or to view video footage of Aboriginal Women dancing during awelye ceremony: -
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