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Artist - Maddy Hodgetts
Title - Ngurruy Thirrbawana
Size - 61cmx92cm
This artwork is printed on FINE ART CANVAS, 340GSM cotton/polyester blend, designed to deliver the best in professional fine art printing.
Professional printer - Epson Stylus Pro 9900 uses genuine archival ink. Also sprayed with UV blocking laminate for extended longevity and scratch protection.
Unstretched- All prints have mirrored boarders, which allows space if you wish to have the artwork stretched or framed Stretched- Ready to hang
Postage - prints are posted in a mailing tube unframed and unstretched
Please note all prints are printed locally and made once purchased. This process can take up to 2 weeks. Please email us if your order is urgent.
This piece tells a story of connection and learning as the emu travels. The emu is important in many women’s stories in our culture. She is not travelling to get somewhere; she is walking to learn and connect with country as our old people guide her.
Part of learning culture is about humility, respect and patience. Humility involves humbling oneself as a learner when it comes to understanding culture. I’ve learnt to listen without judgement and approach learning culture as a lifelong goal and process, you never stop learning. I feel as I’ve opened myself to culture, I’ve grown to better understand myself and understand my obligations to the Earth for a more sustainable way of life.
As Aboriginal people, it is important we recreate these morals and stories through our art, songs and dance. So that we can maintain and continue our culture whilst keeping our own personal connection.