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Ngurlu jukurrpa (native seed dreaming). Geraldine Napurrurla Nelson Galerie Gondwana
   
The Dream - Jukurrpa - is associated with a place called Jaralypari, located north of Yuendumu in the Northern Territory.
Lukarrara is a variety of «Fimbristylis», a grass that produces edible seeds during the winter. These seeds are traditionally ground on a large stone (puturlu) with a small stone taking perfectly in the hand (Ngalikirri). The flour produced is mixed with water (Ngap) to make cupcakes.

This dream is for women Nakamarra / Napurrurla and men Jakamarra / Jupurrurla.

Contemporary Warlpiri paintings incorporate traditional iconography such as on the canvas:
- The concentric circle size: important place in the occurrence Jaralypari
Points around this circle: seeds, Ngurlu.
Ngurlu jukurrpa (native seed dreaming)
Art by Independent Artists,  Ethnic arts,  Oil
Author: Geraldine Napurrurla Nelson
30 x  30 cm  /   11.8 x  11.8 in
Origin: Arts of Australia  /   Authenticity / Provenance: Original  /   Period: Contemporary  /  
 
Posted: march 4, 2009 / Modified: february 10, 2017
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