Alick TIPOTI - Kirisal
Linocut, handcoloured - 2007
57 x 38 cm. Price :
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Australian aboriginal art: Kirisal is plural for Kiris (lorikeet) in the Maluiligal language of the Zenadh Kes nation. It is also a common delicacy. They mainly feed at the top of tall mango trees. Like the Surka (wild fowls), they play an important role in alerting villagers of visitors.