File Snake by Mangatjay Yunupingu

File Snake by Mangatjay Yunupingu

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  • Title: File Snake
  • Artist: Mangatjay Yunupingu
  • Skin Name: Bulany
  • Moiety: Yirritja
  • Clan: Gumatj
  • Language: Gumatj
  • Region: East Arnhem Land (Yirrkala)
  • Size: 33 x 46cm
  • Medium: Acrylic on canvas

Story:
File Snake is my wife's totem. This painting is at Coolatong River that is in-land from Blue Mud Bay.

About the artist:
Mangatjay Yunupingu is a traditional dancer and original member for the award-winning Australian music group Yothu Yindi. Yothu Yindi has been described as the “most successful and internationally recognized of Australia's Aboriginal bands”, with a fusion of traditional music and performance mixed with contemporary rock.

Mangatjay Yunupingu also featured in the 2001 film Yolngu Boy.