ART FROM UTOPIA

ART FROM UTOPIA

  The Utopia community in the Central Desert of the Northern Territory was so named by German settlers in the early 1920’s. The country around that area is home to Anmatyerre and Alyawarr speakers who were at times forced into centralised communities as the...
COOLAMONS

COOLAMONS

Coolamons are vessels hollowed from sections of wood or bark used for carrying everything from food to babies. They were shaped as elongated, concave, ovals for easy of transport on the hip. Some examples were highly decorated and usually painted for sale or trade....