Artist: Babetha Nawia
Size / Medium:Image: 59.5 x 39.5cm Paper: 76 x 56cm – Monoprint
Title: Clear Green 6 OF 8
Kukiau thonar is the best type of season in the Torres Strait, after the storms the seas smoothens, and winds drop this is what we call mutharoo. All the squids come ashore at Arkai Buthu. My siblings and I have a rivalry who can catch the most, then we fry them to have for lunch or dinner.
Kukiau Thonar: Storm Time
Arkai Buthu: Kubin Beach
Art Centre notes: this artwork is a ‘pochoir’ print, or monoprint, printed on BFK Rives paper (100% cotton rag with strong archival properties).