|Walala was born c1960 at Marua, east of Kiwirrkura in the Gibson Desert, W.A.His early life was spent as a nomad, surviving off the land. Walala was part of the famous “Lost Tribe” of 1984, when he and eight other Pintupi relatives came into contact with western society for the first time. The event aroused amazement and curiosity worldwide.Walala paints the Tingari Cycle, an important Dreaming for his Pintupi people. The Tingari ancestors are said to have travelled through the land, creating particular sites and teaching Aboriginal law.The Tingari cycle includes the sites visited along the way and the songs which connect the artist to this journey.
Walala paints traditional Pintupi designs, combining them with his own unique, boldly graphic style. His paintings have gained international recognition and are included in notable and private collections worldwide.
Size:- 90x 30 cms Framed