Hansen Yuncken - Awabakal Parai – Country
This sand engraved artwork celebrates the Awabakal people and their connection to country as Traditional Custodians of the lands and waterways in and around Newcastle.
A gathering circle and traditional people symbols reflect the team and together with the Awabakal eagle totem and Elders symbol, brings an acknowledgment to the Awabakal people of the hills and plains.
Interwoven within the artworks backdrop, song lines on country depict the waterways of the East coast and ‘Conquun’ Hunter River, alongside the diversity of country inclusive of the hills, plains, valleys and ranges of the lands of Awabakal.
Size: 600 x 600 mm
Date: May 2022