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Lagaw Baywa

Lagaw Baywa


Size: Paper Size: W1200mm x L700mm

Medium: Monoprint

$2,200.00 (Incl GST)

he Lagaw Baywa is the brown image of a masked spirit figure with designs representing wind inter-woven and spinning as one, spreading its arms up to the sky with its legs together to the ground imitating the actions of Lagaw Baywa connecting the sky above to the land below.

A occurrence in the middle of summer South East trade winds are blowing at this time known as Sagerraw Thonarr. Fish food are plenty at this time of year, islanders know what fish, where and when to go fishing.

Laurie Nona