Ngaldjorlhbo (mother of Everything)

‘I like lino, print my design and doing different way to print my lino, different colours and different way. I print lino Yawkyawk (spirit woman) and Ngaldjorlhbo. This was an old lady and she create that language and the world before. I also print also Rolk (maggot), my mother design cause I’m the Djunkay (land manager) for her.’  Janet Marawarr 2020

Janet Marawarr is a senior artist and textile designer at Babbarra Designs. Each of her fabrics is uniquely printed by hand in Maningrida. She has a beautiful sense of rhythm and repeat  in her layouts, often using a soft tonal colour palette.

Ngaldjorlhbo (mother of Everything) is a new design block printed in aqua and blue on a stiff piece of silk dupion.