The Wak Wak Cushion features the work of contemporary Indigenous artist Susan Marawarr, of Maningrida in Arnhem Land, NT. The rarrk (cross-hatching) in Susan’s design refers to the crow totem ancestor, Djimarr, who exists as a sacred rock submerged in Kurrurldul Creek, south of Maningrida.
Susan Marawarr was born in 1967 and is a Kuninjku speaker. She is an accomplished printmaker, sculptor, weaver and bark painter, known for her striking black and white palette. Her work is held in the collections of the Art Gallery of Western Australia, Museum of Contemporary Art and National Gallery of Australia, among others.
Available in two sizes, 45cm x 45cm and 60cm x 60cm. Available with an optional feather insert.
PRINTED AND SEWN IN MELBOURNE,VIC
FABRIC COLOUR OPTIONS Freshwater Sand, Young Leaves, Storm
DIMENSIONS 45 x 45cm 60 x 60cm
MATERIALS 100% Linen
CARE In order to capture the hand of the artist as faithfully as possible, our designs have been printed using digital methods. UV exposure will degrade all fabrics and cause inks to fade over time and therefore they should be kept out of direct sunlight where possible.
Cleaning: Brush or vacuum fabric regularly to remove dust and dirt. Do not hand wash and / or rub surface to remove marks. Dry clean only using hydrocarbons (perc free). Please allow up to 2% shrinkage on the warp.
This item is made when ordered. Please allow up to 2-3 weeks for it's production.
This product can be purchased as just the cover or with an insert (as pictured)
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