Jilamara

Framed Jilamara Artwork - Kulama by Timothy Cook - 348-16

$3,090.00
  • Framed Jilamara Artwork - Kulama by Timothy Cook - 348-16
  • Framed Jilamara Artwork - Kulama by Timothy Cook - 348-16

Jilamara

Framed Jilamara Artwork - Kulama by Timothy Cook - 348-16

$3,090.00
Kulama by Timothy Cook
Natural ochres on paper
Image 56 x 76 cm, framed

The Kulama Ceremony is performed in the late wet season (March-April) when a ring appears around the moon. Kulama is a traditional initiation for young men which coincides with the harvest of a certain wild yam species. Elders of both sexes sing and dance for three days welcoming the boys into adulthood. The boy is then renamed with his true man's name.

Jilamara Arts & Crafts Association is an indigenous owned art centre located in Milikapiti on Melville Island, which is one of the Tiwi Islands, 80 km to the north of Darwin. Artists at the centre have made a significant contribution to contemporary indigenous art in Australia since the association was established in 1989.

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