Pirlinyanu - Mountain Rockhole Country (2005)

Artist: Julie Nangala Robinson

Region: Central Desert

Medium/Type: Painting

Size: 30 x 30 cm
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Catalogue Number: 9080JR

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Artist Julie Nangala Robinson with artwork - Pirlinyanu - Mountain Rockhole Country (2005) - Cat 9080JR

Julie depicts her Ngapa Jukurrpa (Water Dreaming), which is associated with her father’s traditional country of Pirlinyanu, a rocky outcrop in the Tanami Desert, west of Yuendumu and towards the WA border.

This is an important site for the Water Dreaming, Pirlinyanu has many deep rockholes that keep the life giving source of water. The passing of traditional knowledge teaches the location of deep rock holes here that contain valuable water even during dry times.

In this painting, Julie has painted the movement of rain falling on the rocky outcrop and the rock holes.

Julie Nangala Robinson

Region: Yuendumu, NT

Julie is the traditional custodian of her country Pirlinyanu, a land of rocky outcrops and deep water springs. It is a water dreaming site (Ngapa Jukurrpa) near Mina Mina.

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