National Library of Australia

Enjoy a CovidSafe visit to the National Library. Read more...

<< Previous record  /  Next record >>
Record 12 of 32
You must be logged in to Tag Records
Piercing the ground : Balgo women's image making and relationship to country / Christine Watson
Bib ID 1002377
Format BookBook
Author
Watson, Christine (Christine Ann), 1951
 
Description Fremantle, W.A. : Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 2003 
400 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 192073130X
192073130X
192073130X
192073130X
Summary

Explores how Balgo women conceive of and produce images and how this embodies their religious beliefs and ceremonial activities in relation to country [from introduction]

Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 382-392.

Subjects Painting, Aboriginal Australian.  |  Women, Aboriginal Australian.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Rites and ceremonies.  |  Art - Art motifs.  |  Ngardi / Bunara people (A69) (WA SE52-14)  |  Dance - Ceremonial.  |  Ceremonies - Women.  |  Art - Sand and ground design.  |  Music - Vocal - Clan songs.  |  Stories and motifs - Ancestor spirits.  |  Art - Painting.  |  Culture - Relationship to land.  |  Sites - Dreaming tracks.  |  Art - Artists - Women.  |  Kukatja people (A68) (WA SF52-02)  |  Body - Decoration.  |  Balgo / Wirrimanu (Central WA Tanami Desert SF52-02)

Online

    In the Library

    Request this item to view in the Library's reading rooms using your library card. To learn more about how to request items watch this short online video Help Video.

    Details Collect From
    NL 704.039915 W337
    Copy: pbk
    Main Reading Room
    N 704.039915 W337
    Copy: pbk
    Main Reading Room

    Order a copy

    - Copyright or permission restrictions may apply. We will contact you if necessary.

    Help Video To learn more about Copies Direct watch this short online video Help Video.
    close Can I borrow items from the Library?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    close What can I get online?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    close Can I get copies of items from the Library?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags
    Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this catalogue contains names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive. Please also be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions in this catalogue which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the item was created and may now be considered offensive.