Sea in Front of Yirrkala and Nhulunbuy by Mangatjay Yunupingu
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Title: Sea in front of Yirrkala and Nhulunbuy
Artist: Mangatjay Yunupingu
Skin Name: Bulany
Region: East Arnhem Land (Yirrkala)
Size: 33.5 x 46cm
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
This is the sea in the front of Yirrkala and Nhulunbuy. The animals are associated with the song lines of these waters.
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.