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This work is produced in remote villages and provides an important suplimentary income between harvests. Wool is dyed in situ and groups of people gather in family homes with friends to do the work. Finished works are washed in nearby streams. The stitching is done by hand using an \"aari' a sharp hooked tool similar to a crochet hook.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eHas traditional Kasmiri Button Closure on the canvas reverse side\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe Artists: Receive monthly royalties for their artworks.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eNelly Nakamara Marks\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis piece depicts the network of Tali (Sandhills) that run along vast areas of Nellie’s home country in the western desert, as well as the rockhole that can be found here – this is called Kalimpinpa. These Sandhills are set in parallel rows depending on the direction of the winds that have formed them. The valleys between these dunes can be either very productive and support a wider range of edible plants, medicines and wild life. Other areas can be remarkably barren, depending on the amount of water that has built up here and the quality of the soil.Knowledge of these vast areas of sandy country is an integral part of day to day living in this rugged environment. Being rather high, it is often impossible to see what kind of country lies beyond each hill. The elders of these areas have travelled through this country often enough that they very aware of which places can offer sources of food, water, medicine and shelter – and this knowledge is passed down from generation to generation.Nellie was commissioned by the FabAlice Festival in Alice Springs to paint a rainbow artwork for their launch party, which was held at Yubu Napa Art Gallery in September 2018. We showed Nellie the Pride Flag and asked her if she could create a beautiful painting using the colours of the flag. Being a creative woman, Nellie used the colours to tell her Tali Story in this vibrant palette of colour. This design was a lot of fun for Nellie to take inspiration from and she has continued to experiment with these colours.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e"}

Indigenous Cushion Cover Tali Sandhills

Product Description

These beautiful cushions are a cross-cultural collaboration combining Aboriginal art designs and Kashmiri handicrafts.

Dimensions: 40cm * 40cm 

Chain Stitch is a traditional Kashmiri handicraft and important to the local economy. This work is produced in remote villages and provides an important suplimentary income between harvests. Wool is dyed in situ and groups of people gather in family homes with friends to do the work. Finished works are washed in nearby streams. The stitching is done by hand using an "aari' a sharp hooked tool similar to a crochet hook.

Has traditional Kasmiri Button Closure on the canvas reverse side

The Artists: Receive monthly royalties for their artworks.

Nelly Nakamara Marks

This piece depicts the network of Tali (Sandhills) that run along vast areas of Nellie’s home country in the western desert, as well as the rockhole that can be found here – this is called Kalimpinpa. These Sandhills are set in parallel rows depending on the direction of the winds that have formed them. The valleys between these dunes can be either very productive and support a wider range of edible plants, medicines and wild life. Other areas can be remarkably barren, depending on the amount of water that has built up here and the quality of the soil.Knowledge of these vast areas of sandy country is an integral part of day to day living in this rugged environment. Being rather high, it is often impossible to see what kind of country lies beyond each hill. The elders of these areas have travelled through this country often enough that they very aware of which places can offer sources of food, water, medicine and shelter – and this knowledge is passed down from generation to generation.Nellie was commissioned by the FabAlice Festival in Alice Springs to paint a rainbow artwork for their launch party, which was held at Yubu Napa Art Gallery in September 2018. We showed Nellie the Pride Flag and asked her if she could create a beautiful painting using the colours of the flag. Being a creative woman, Nellie used the colours to tell her Tali Story in this vibrant palette of colour. This design was a lot of fun for Nellie to take inspiration from and she has continued to experiment with these colours.

 

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