Janet Marawarr

Biography

Janet is a talented linocut and screenprint designer. She regards textile design as an opportunity to work with colour and and new methods to express her djang (ancestral creator stories).

As well as her artistic work with Bábbarra Women’s Centre, she is an established bark painter with Maningrida Arts & Crafts, and she works for the Maningrida Night Patrol, a community safety service.

Languages

Kuninjku, Kune

Ancestor spirits

Mandjurlukkurn (Wild black berries), Dadbe (King brown snake)

Outstation

Mumeka

Moiety

Duwa

Subsection

Kalidjan

Date of birth

1962

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