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Alick Tipoti, Kirisal, Torres Strait Islander art



Artist: Alick Tipoti

Medium: Linocut
Image Size: 470 mm x 270 mm
Paper Size: 570 mm x 380 mm
Published: Thursday Island, QLD
Edition Size: 70
Printer: Theo Tremblay
Studio: Artist's Studio Horn Island (TSI)

SKU: AT032 Categories: , , ,
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Kirisal is plural for Kiris (lorikeet) in the Maluiligal language of the Zenadh Kes nation. It is also a common delicacy. They mainly feed at the top of tall mango trees. Like the Surka (wild fowls), they play an important role in alerting villagers of visitors.