Mina Mina Jukurrpa Canvas

Mina Mina Jukurrpa Canvas

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Mina Mina Jukurrpa I Canvas Art Print - This Aboriginal artwork features intricate white lines and dots which form concentric circles and shapes against a black background in this incredibly detailed piece inspired by Mina Mina, a sacred site near Lake Mackay and the Western Australian border.

 

Urban Road is committed to investing a stream of ongoing financial support back into the Yuendumu and Nyirripi artist community. For every Mina Mina Jukurrpa I artwork sold, a percentage of the sale price goes directly back to the artist.

This 'Jukurrpa' (Dreaming) comes from Mina Mina, a very important women's Dreaming site far to the west of Yuendumu near Lake Mackay and the WA border. The 'kirda' (owners) of this Dreaming are Napangardi/Napanangka women and Japangardi/Japanangka men; the area is sacred to Napangardi and Napanangka women. There are a number of 'mulju' (water soakages) and a 'maluri' (clay pan) at Mina Mina.

In Warlpiri paintings, traditional iconography is used to represent the Jukurrpa and other elements. In many paintings of this Jukurrpa, sinuous lines are used to represent the 'ngalyipi' (snake vine). Concentric circles are often used to represent the 'jintiparnta' (desert truffles) that the women have collected, while straight lines can be used to depict the 'karlangu' (digging sticks).


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