The entire painting depicts the Wangurri clan design for an area of saltwater covering the country called Wulwala – close to what is known as Cape Wilberforce. Here the water is flat with clams creating a shimmer to the horizon © Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory


  • Title: Dhukurrurru
  • Creator: Buwathay Munyarryun
  • Creator Lifespan: 1962
  • Creator Nationality: Australian
  • Creator Gender: Male
  • Date: 2012
  • Type: Three-Dimensional Work
  • Rights: Purchased 2013, Telstra Collection, Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory © licensed by Buku-Larrnggasy Mulku Centre
  • Medium: natural pigments on hollow log
  • Geographical Region of Artist: Dhalinybuy, North-east Arnhemland
  • Exhibition: 29th Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award 2012
  • Ethnic Language Group: Yolngu
  • Dimensions: 235 x19 x 19 cm
  • Collection: Contemporary Australian Indigenous Art
  • Artist Ethnicity: Aboriginal

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