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BILLY MISSI |'Urapun Kai Catalogue' | KickArts Publication

BILLY MISSI |'Urapun Kai Catalogue' | KickArts Publication

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Billy Missi, 1970- 2012, was a Maluilgal man from Mabuiag Island in the Torres Strait. Billy is known as one of the leading printmakers of this region, having exhibited widely and achieved both national and international acclaim. He comes from a respected family of art practitioners and choreographers, from the tribes of Wagedagam, Geomu and Panai in Malu Lilgal (Western Torres Strait).
Paperback, 56 pages, ISBN 978-0-9803402-1-1.

Published by KickArts Contemporary Arts in 2008 to coincide with the launch of Torres Strait Islander printmaker Billy Missi's major solo exhibition Urapun Kai Buai, this publication features images of and stories for each of the 18 linocuts in the exhibition. There are fold-out images of the three major works, as well as essays by Russell Milledge and Beverley Mitchell.

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