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Doreen Dickson Nakamarra / Damper Seed Dreaming (18435)

SKU: 18435

200cm x 88cm Acrylic on Canvas

$3,990.00

200cm x 88cm Acrylic on Canvas

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Artist Profile

Doreen Dickson Nakamarra is a Walpiri woman from the remote community of Willowra (Wirliyajarrayi), 250 km north-west of Alice Springs and 200km from Yuendumu in the Northern Territory. She is closely related to International artist Janet Long Nakamarra and Mary Nabarula. The Nakamarra women have, since the beginning of the Australian Aboriginal Art Movement in Central and Western Desert regions, contributed greatly to the popularity of art from these areas.

Aboriginal Art, being proudly country based, reflects the Dreamings, Culture, Traditions of the tribes in their particular part of the country. The Walpiri style of painting is distinctive, often rich and colourful and sometimes subtle and delicate, but inevitably precise and focuses on the all important food gathering in this harsh environment, together with the very necessary water courses and soakages (rockholes), the travels of the early tribes to communities and all aspects of the land – fire, lightning, animal tracks and the broad horizon and sky under which they lived and on which they depended for direction.

Doreen’s works include Bush Medicine, Women’s Ceremonies and Bush Tucker Gathering. Her paintings depicting the Bush Damper Seed Dreaming in black and white filigree technique are breathtaking.

Doreen is a third generation artist – all the stories have been passed down to her and she undoubtedly possesses the talent to transpose her culture to canvas.

 

Artwork Description

Damper Seed Dreaming depicts the seed pods which Aboriginal women collect to grind to make damper. Doreen’s style consists of beautiful intricate dot work and linear designs that often move from a central point. By painting the seeds Doreen is paying homage to the spirit of the plant in the hope that it will regenerate, enabling the people to use it to make food.

Doreen Dickson Nakamarra / Damper Seed Dreaming (18435)
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