Artist: Colleen Charlie
Janjawala – Wet Season Dreaming (Garrwa) – 2022
Acrylic on Canvas – 40 x 40 cm (pre-stretched)
Thunderstorms, heavy rain and flooding. Heat and humidity bring lots of new plant and animal life.
Speargrass grows tall and gives the bush a silver colour.
Birds nest and lay eggs in the wetlands and goannas, snakes and rats go up trees to escape flood waters.
Eggs and stranded animals make bush tucker easy to gather,