Mokuy - Birrkulda Ceremony

BINYINYIWUY: artist

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About the work


The mokuy is the spirit of a dead person that wanders around, often bringing harm to the living, until it is propriated in the appropriate ceremony, such as the Birrkulda.
Title
Mokuy - Birrkulda Ceremony
Artist/Maker and role
BINYINYIWUY: artist
Date
1985
Medium
ochres on eucalyptus bark
Measurements
39 cm
Credit line
Purchased through the Western Australian Government, 1988
State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia
Accession number
1988/0881

This is one of the bark paintings in our collection.



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