Images in Ochre: The art and craft of the Kunwinjku

Images in Ochre: The art and craft of the Kunwinjku

ABTB000005

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For thousands of generations Aboriginal people have used art and song as mediums for communicating and illustrating oral history Rock, bark and paper decorated with ochre and charcoal portray the beings and events of Creation as well as educational and contemporary themes. Using traditional tools and techniques, a new generation of artists are interpreting and passing on oral and religious traditions that are thousands of years old. The book presents a collections of paints and didgeridoos that have been carefully selected by Adrian Parker to display the distinct painting style and techniques of contemporary Kunwinjku artists. Bark, paper and didgeridoo preparation, painting and manufacture are fully explained and illustrated.