Scarf - Kampagee by Margaret Baragurra
One of Twelve is an Australian organisation working with art centres from across the Asia-Pacific to produce beautiful, wearable art in the form of vibrant, 100% silk scarves.
Margaret Baragurra, Kampagee © the artist
110cm x 110cm
100% Silk satin with hand rolled edges
All scarves include an artist's card, detailing the artist's work and practise
ABOUT THE ARTWORK:
In Kampagee a dark background is interrupted by bright forms of electric green dotting outlined in crimson red. For Margaret Baragurra, the image evokes powerful memories of her country in the wet season, when rich colours abound and there is an abundance of food. Of the painting, the artist says:
“My country Kampagee, we been walking around, I been born there. I am little one walking around Nanarra. Lots of jila, warla (mud flat). Old people country blood country, sad one you know. He been lost there my uncle everyone been lost there my grandfather too.”
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