Barbara Kngwarreye Long

Artist Barbara Kngwarreye Long
Title Ilkwa
Year 2022

Acrylic on Belgian linen

Dimensions 51 × 152 cm
Art Centre Utopia Art Centre →

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Barbara Kngwarreye Long

Barbara Kngwarreye Long is from Atnangkere Country in the Utopia Homelands. Barbara paints stories associated with her Country and also shares her Awelye which depicts the women’s ceremonial body paint designs.

Artist statement

Ilkwa is one dreaming on my Country. My mother’s dreaming. She’s been painting the mountain devil for a long time. The mountain devil moves all around Alhalkere and Atnangkere. He’s carrying his swag on his back.