Banapa - fishnet
Banapa - fishnet
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Alison Puruntatameri

1984 - Banapa - fishnet 2021
  • ochre on linen
41 cm x 210 cm
Description

Banapa is the Tiwi word for net. Throw nets are commonly and expertly used for fishing off the beach. The shapes and forms these fish nets create whilst being cast translate into wonderful pictorial patterns.

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