CreatorLisa KellyTitleNunguu MirlarlDate2022MediumDigital print over compressed fibre cement (CFC)DimensionsH. 2000mm x W. 1000mm x D. 20mmArtist StatementThe Artwork represents Pickett Hill, the Nunguu (Kangaroo) Mirlarl (Special Place) and it is a sacred place for men. It represents the land, water, wind and our Ancestors Storytelling.
It tells the story of Ancestor Spirits protecting this special place, watching from The Dreamtime. It also tells the story of Our Matriarchal Ancestors who gave us life watching over the Men and young boys and the wind blowing the knowledge of the old ways.
The artwork is dedicated to my Male Elders for all the knowledge and wisdom passed down throughout Generations with pride, dignity and integrity.Specific Place Accession NumberP2023.5.1Access AdviceFor research purposes only. No reproduction without permission of City of Coffs Harbour.
Representing the Yurruunga clan on Gumbaynggirr country, this image depicts Nunguu Mirlarl (Pickett Hill) and its stories. Digital print wrapped over compressed fibre cement (CFC).
Part of the Gumbaynggirr Art Trail at Yarrila Place. The trail showcases a collection of six artworks, created by Gumbaynggirr artists, representing each of the six clan groups on Gumbaynggirr country – Bagawa, Garby, Garlambirla, Yurrunga, Ngambaga and Gambalamam.
This immersive experience invites visitors to embark on a cultural journey through Gumbaynggirr Country while guiding them through Yarrila Place, from its ground floor to the rooftop terrace.