This painting depicts the red kangaroo dreaming ( marlu). ‘Marlu’ are highly valued as a food source by Warlpiri people. In the story of this painting an old ancestral kangaroo travels from place to place hunting for its preferred foods which includes fresh green growth and desert cucumber.
The arc shapes represent the kangaroo’s camp. The concentric circles are the rocks that are found there. The double hook shapes are the footprints of the kangaroo.
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Title: Red Kangaroo Dreaming
Medium: Acrylic on Canvas