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Steven Nelson Jupurrula "Brush-tail Possum Dreaming"

Steven Nelson Jupurrula
"Brush-tail Possum Dreaming"

  • Size (W x H)
  • Medium
  • Catalogue
  • Price $AUD
  • Sale Price
  • 182 x 122 cm
  • Acrylic on Linen
  • 325022
  • $7700
  • $5500
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  • Born
  • Area
  • Date
  • Warlpiri
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  • Yuendumu, NT
  • 2022

Steven paints ‘janganpa Jukurrpa’ (brush-tail possum Dreaming) from his mother’s side. His country is located near Nyirrpi, another remote Aboriginal community approximately 170 kilometers west of Yuendumu. His mother’s and grandfather’s country is also in this area. His mother’s country includes the Nginyirrpalangu outstation. His grandfather, Banjo Patterson, owned country that includes Ngarupalya.

Janganpa Jukurrpa (common brush-tail possum Dreaming) travels all over Warlpiri country. ‘Janganpa’ are nocturnal animals that often nest in the hollows of white gum trees (‘wapunungka’). This story comes from a big hill called Mawurrji, west of Yuendumu and north of Pikilyi (Vaughan Springs).

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Artist Steven Nelson Jupurrula
TitleBrush-tail Possum Dreaming
Language GroupWarlpiri
AreaYuendumu, NT
Catalogue 325022
Date2022
MediumAcrylic on Linen
Size (W x H) 182 x 122 cm
Price $AUD $7700   Sale Price $5500

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Steven paints ‘janganpa Jukurrpa’ (brush-tail possum Dreaming) from his mother’s side. His country is located near Nyirrpi, another remote Aboriginal community approximately 170 kilometers west of Yuendumu. His mother’s and grandfather’s country is also in this area. His mother’s country includes the Nginyirrpalangu outstation. His grandfather, Banjo Patterson, owned country that includes Ngarupalya.

Janganpa Jukurrpa (common brush-tail possum Dreaming) travels all over Warlpiri country. ‘Janganpa’ are nocturnal animals that often nest in the hollows of white gum trees (‘wapunungka’). This story comes from a big hill called Mawurrji, west of Yuendumu and north of Pikilyi (Vaughan Springs).

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