Mortuary didgeridoo - Gupapuyngu rites

Jimmy WULULU: artist

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About the work

The didgeridoo shows the file snake and leaves of the waterlily both of which are important totems for the artist. Totems are objects, flora, fauna and natural phenomena that connect people to ancestral beings and to place.
Mortuary didgeridoo - Gupapuyngu rites
Artist/Maker and role
Jimmy WULULU: artist
ochres on wood
102.1 x 7 cm
Credit line
Purchased through the Western Australian Government, 1988
The State Art Collection, The Art Gallery of Western Australia
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This is one of the ceremonial artefacts in our collection.