Artist: Winifred Reid
Minyma Lungkata Tjukurpa – 2018
Painting – 762mm x 1016mm: acrylic on canvas
This painting is about the Minyma Lungkata ( mother blue tongue lizard) Tjukurpa.”Many live young lungkata emerged from the mother lungkata and scatterred over the land close to Warakurna on the Great Central Road. They still exist there today, you can see the mother and her children.” says Winifred Reid. The Lungkata is in her Mother’s homeland. The lungkata breeding season is from Birriya-pirriya (Spring) through to Kurli (Summer).