Woven Snapping Turtle
Handwoven snapping turtle by Connie Nayinggul from Injalak Arts
ABOUT THE ARTIST:
Connie Nayinggul is a daughter of Doris Badari and Jacob Nayinggul and a sister of Katie and brother of Samuel Nayinggul.Ngalwamud Ngalmanilakarr. She is married to Joseph Garnarradj. She previously worked at Injalak as a cataloguer and as Park Ranger. Connie often shares her deep knowledge of Kunwinjku culture. She hosts school groups at her outstation and in 2019 appeared on various television programs including Gardening Australia speaking about botany and rock art on her country. She now lives on her outstaion at Mikkinj and continues to weave fibre art including earrings, coil baskets and animal sculptures.
Injalak Arts has been a centre for art, craft and community since it’s opening in 1989. It is based in Gunbalanya, an Aboriginal community of 1200 in West Arnhem Land at the top of the Northern Territory in Australia.
Dimensions: H 285 x W 170mm
Materials: Pandanus and natural dyes
Care Instructions: Do not wash
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Handmade in Australia.