yaro yaro – scatter III

Ochre Earth Pigments on Linen
91cm x 91cm


yaro yaro – scatter III
The many layers of our culture, layers of history and stories is sometimes hidden beneath our feet. Only when a disturbance or erosion occurs can it be seen or uncovered. The scattering of middens shows a time of past occupation of the site or area. Concentrations of marine or estuarine shells from a wide range of species, along with bones, crustacea, animals & fish may be seen. Artifacts such as our stone & bone tools, grinding stones and pounders can also be present. This piece is a representation of these layers…