Linygurra (Crocodile) on silk by Maxine Charlie
Lengths of handprinted screen printed fabric on 100% silk dupion 116cm wide
The base fabric is silver grey and is a two-colour print with black and cream coloured details.
Maxine Charlie is a Yawuru and Bunuba artist based in Broome. She is inspired by the connection and cultural significance between the bundurr-bundurr (pindan land) and the nagula (sea) country.
Linygurra shows the patterns on the skin of the crocodile. Maxine explains that crocodiles are a relatively new visitor to her home town and they continue to move further and further south in their travels. She is passionate about crocodile education and making people more aware and respectful of their presence.