Billy Missi, Karkuran purika (laying eggs)

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Linocut printed in black ink from one block
Edition of 50, 2008
Published by Djumbunji Press KickArts Fine Art Printmaking
Image size: 350 x 280 mm
Paper size: 530 x 380 mm
Paper type: Arches BFK 290 GSM cotton paper
Ink type: Van Son
Printed by: Ron McBurnie

Artist: Billy Missi, 1970- 2012
Region: Cairns/Moa Island, Zenadh Kes (Torres Strait)
Tribe:Wagedagam, Gumu, Panai
Totem: Koedal, Kaigas, Dhangal
Language: Kala Lagaw Ya
Born: Waiben, Zenadh Kes (Torres Strait)

Artwork story: "This image expresses one of the natural activities that happen during certain phases of the moon on uninhabited isles around our homeland, the Maluilgal (Western Torres Strait) waterway." - Billy Missi

Catalogue ID: BIMI019