Polymer paint and natural ochre on canvas
61 x 61 cm
Area: Bidyadanga, Western Australia
Short Street Gallery 11536
Jan Billycan and Weaver Jack were both born and came from the
desert but were moved to the coastal region south of Broom hence seeing both the desert and maritime sense in the images. Desert landscape and marine colours.
Jan Billycan (Djan Nanudie) grew up in Ilyarra country. In this country there are jila (living water) including Karrparti, Kawarr, Jurntiwa and Wirrguj. When Jan was young, she walked all around these places with her parents. She passed away in April 2015.