Patrick Freddy Puruntatameri Jarman

Tjurukukuni (Owl)

,

2023

CAT
Jilamara 394-23
Locally sourced natural ochre on ironwood
40
13
13
cm
Dimensions variable

Framed

695
Or
for set of
On hold
SOLD
Not for sale
Price on request

Tjurukukuni, the owl who acted as messenger for the Tiwi lovers Wai-ai and Taparra, guiding them to one another through the bush. It was following this act of infidelity that death came to the world and the Tiwi people.

Courtesy of Jilamara Arts & Culture

Tjurukukuni (Owl) (Jilamara 394-23)