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  • Title: Coolamon
  • Artist: Kieren Karritpul
  • Region: Darwin Daly
  • Art Centre: Merrepen Arts
  • Medium: Etching
  • Collection:
  • Dimensions: 49 x 15 cm
  • Edition Size: 30
  • Price ($AUD): $ 450

Artwork Story

This print depicts a coolomon made from the bark of the paper bark tree. In the olden days people used to cut pieces of this bark with a stone axe, then shape it into a tray. This paper bark tray would be used to gather collected plants and game. The artist’s design was inspired by the structure of the flaky, stringy bark of the coolomon.

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