Meŋa Munuŋgurr | Ancestral Shark in Fish Trap

Meŋa Munuŋgurr

Ancestral Shark in Fish Trap, 1996

Mäna Ganybuŋur

Clan

Gupa-Djapu

Clan

Mäna

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Decade

1996

Medium

Natural pigments on eucalyptus bark

Dimensions (IN)

95 ¾ x 28

Dimensions (CM)

243.21 x 71.12

Credit

Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of the University of Virginia. Gift of John W. Kluge, 1997. 1996.0035.010.

Clan

Gupa-Djapu

The Gupa-Djapu’ clan is a Dhuwa clan. Their homeland Waṉḏawuy is a village in the...

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Narrative

Mäna

Orci varius natoque penatibus et magnis dis parturient montes, nascetur ridiculus mus. Donec quis sodales...

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Location

Waṉḏawuy

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Location

1990

Due to innovations in technology, communication was expedited in the 1990s. For example, Buku-Larrŋgay received...

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About The Artist

Clan

Dates

Born 1959

Alternative Names

Meŋa Munuŋgurr

Meŋa Munuŋgurr is the son of Djutjatjutja Munuŋgurr. He is a renowned song man and ceremonial leader for the Djapu’ clan based at Wäṉḏawuy homeland. Although not a prolific artist, he participated in both the 1996 John W. Kluge Commission and the 2017–19 Kluge-Ruhe Maḏayin Commission.