Burugay

Born
(1920s)
Language group
Kwoma people, Amachey Keyava clan, Melawei village, Washkuk Hills, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea

 (5 works)

  • Forest spirit named Tekwarubii
    Title
    Forest spirit named Tekwarubii
    Production date
    1988
    Artist/Maker
    Burugay Kwoma people, Amachey Keyava clan, Melawei village, Washkuk Hills, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
    Medium
    earth pigments, plant extracts and synthetic polyment paint on sago palm prong
    Accession number
    2001.432
    Credit Line
    Purchased through the NGV Foundation with the assistance of The Thomas William Lasham Fund, Founder Benefactor, 2001
  • Siivagakibi, Flying fox
    Title
    Siivagakibi, Flying fox
    Production date
    1988
    Artist/Maker
    Burugay Kwoma people, Amachey Keyava clan, Melawei village, Washkuk Hills, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
    Medium
    earth pigments, plant extracts and synthetic polymer paint on sago palm prong
    Accession number
    2001.431
    Credit Line
    Purchased through the NGV Foundation with the assistance of The Thomas William Lasham Fund, Founder Benefactor, 2001
  • Female Nokwi yam harvest spirit named Naniikwi
    Title
    Female Nokwi yam harvest spirit named Naniikwi
    Production date
    (c. 1970)
    Artist/Maker
    Burugay Kwoma people, Amachey Keyava clan, Melawei village, Washkuk Hills, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
    Medium
    earth pigment and synthetic polymer paint on wood, sap, shell, human hair
    Accession number
    2001.831
    Credit Line
    Presented through the NGV Foundation by Michael J. Ball, Governor, 2001
  • Spirit Crocodile called Mowojiya
    Title
    Spirit Crocodile called Mowojiya
    Production date
    1988
    Artist/Maker
    Burugay Kwoma people, Amachey Keyava clan, Melawei village, Washkuk Hills, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
    Medium
    earth pigments, plant extracts and synthetic polymer paint on sago palm prong
    Accession number
    2001.430
    Credit Line
    Purchased through the NGV Foundation with the assistance of The Thomas William Lasham Fund, Founder Benefactor, 2001
  • Apokibi, Flying fox
    Title
    Apokibi, Flying fox
    Production date
    1988
    Artist/Maker
    Burugay Kwoma people, Amachey Keyava clan, Melawei village, Washkuk Hills, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
    Medium
    earth pigments, plant extracts and synthetic polymer paint on sago palm prong
    Accession number
    2001.429
    Credit Line
    Purchased through the NGV Foundation with the assistance of The Thomas William Lasham Fund, Founder Benefactor, 2001