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David Bosun, Apukaz, Torres Strait Islander art



Artist: David Bosun

Region: Torres Strait Islands
Medium: Linocut
Image Size: 110 mm x 250 mm
Paper Size: 280 mm x 380 mm
Published: Brisbane, QLD, April 2007
Edition Size: 75
Printer: David Jones and Tadeusz Jacek Rybinski
Studio: Under the House of Art, Brisbane QLD

SKU: DB019 Categories: , , ,
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Apukaz is Western Torres Strait Islanders word for mother and baby dugong. They usually swim in the middle of their Ulakal (herd) for protection. The mother would spend a long time in shallow waters, training her calf to swim and survive out in the deep open sea.