Carlene Thompson - 150cm x 100cm

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Artist: Carlene Thompson

Kalaya Ngura - Emu Country

Size: 150cm x 100cm

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Kalaya Ngura - Emu Country.  This artwork depicts Carlene's family's country which is near Kayupi in the Western APY Lands.  It is the country of the emu (kalaya) which is the ancestral being who formed that part of the country.  The kalaya travelled from Kanypi to Watarru.  It is very typical for the kalaya to have many children, like Carlene, who had six children.

 





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