This art is beyond incredible. Intuitively I found myself at this site and I am inexplicably drawn to this form of Aboriginal art. Fantastic creations and the Pleiades, a splendid combination!
1. Minyipuru (Seven Sisters) 2007
2. The Seven Sisters 2003–04 by Tjanpi Desert Weavers. Their pursuer is on the right
3. Seven Sisters Songline 1994 by Josephine Mick
Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters is one of the most remarkable and moving exhibitions ever shown at the National Museum of Australia.
As the exhibit says ‘At first glance, the Seven Sisters songline is the story of an ancestral shape-shifter and the women he pursues. It is also a tale of survival, resilience and endurance arising from the endless drama of flight and pursuit, and the ability of women to overcome the threats and dangers that face them.’
Clearly, the #MeToo phenomenon has been around for centuries, and the Seven Sisters were among the first ‘victims’.
4. Minyipuru Pangkalpa 2015 by Nancy Nyanjilpayi Chapman
Or were they? This exhibit makes the point that the sisters usually managed to stay one step ahead…
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