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Patricia Fatt

Aboriginal Painting - Water Rock Holes

Aboriginal Painting - Water Rock Holes

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Aboriginal Painting Title: Water Rock Holes
Aboriginal Artist: Patricia Fatt
Size: 60 x 60 cm
Medium: Acrylic on canvas

COA and pictures of the artist holding and signing her work will be provided.


Carved into granite outcrops by the hand of nature, these enigmatic formations serve as sacred repositories of water, beckoning travelers from afar. In the heart of the wilderness, amidst the rugged terrain, rock holes became oases of vitality, capturing the precious gift of rainfall and offering respite to weary wanderers.

Before the arrival of European settlers, Aboriginal communities traversed the landscape, attuned to the rhythms of the seasons and the hidden pathways to sustenance. For them, the knowledge of rock hole locations was not just a matter of survival; it was a sacred inheritance, passed down through generations and steeped in ancestral wisdom.

Gathered around these natural wonders, Aboriginal peoples forged bonds of kinship and community, engaging in vibrant social exchanges, trade, and ceremonial rites. Here, amidst the tranquil waters, the timeless stories of Tjukurpa unfolded, weaving together the fabric of tradition and spirituality.

Even today, the legacy of rock holes endures, a testament to the enduring connection between land and culture. Through meticulous stewardship, these sacred sites are lovingly tended, ensuring that the water remains pure and accessible, a lifeline for generations yet to come.

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