Tea Towel | Sweet Tjala (Honey Ant) | Black on White Linen | Tangentyere Artists

This vibrant Sweet Tjala linen tea towel is designed by Patricia Robinson of Tangentyere Artists and wholly produced in Australia. Tjala is the Pintupi Pitjantjatjara word for honey ant. Honey ants live in deep underground nests and it requires a lot of skill to collect them. You eat the ant by holding its body and popping the abdomen filled with honey-like syrup into your mouth.

Town Camp Designs is a collection of products created by Ewyenper Atwatye, Tangentyere Artists and Yarrenyty Arltere Artists. They are a 100% Aboriginal owned and run art centre with all sales directly supporting the artists, and all profit going towards artists fees and future projects. Through their art, Town Camp Artists communicate stories about their families, identity and lives.

Tangentyere is an Arrernte word that means coming together, working together. Tangentyere Artists operates a studio, gallery space, and outreach program - providing a hub for art activities across the Alice Springs Aboriginal Town Camps. The organisation is committed to innovative, sustainable, fine art outcomes for Town Camp Artists.

Artist: Patricia Robinson, Tangentyere Artists
Size: 50 x 70cm
Material: Screenprint on 100% Linen

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