Wisdom of the Mountain
Art of the Ömie

Key works

  • Lila Warrimou (Misaso)
Ömie people, Dahorurajé clan, Godibehi village, Oro Province, Papua New Guinea
Hehi uehorëro (In her wisdom) 2006 


natural pigments on nioge (woman's barkcloth skirt)
99.0 x 82.1 cm


National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of David Baker, 2007
2007.385


© The artist, courtesy Ömie Nemiss Incorporated

    Lila Warrimou (Misaso)
    Ömie people, Dahorurajé clan, Godibehi village, Oro Province, Papua New Guinea
    Hehi uehorëro (In her wisdom) 2006
    natural pigments on nioge (woman's barkcloth skirt)
    99.0 x 82.1 cm
    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
    Gift of David Baker, 2007
    2007.385
    © The artist, courtesy Ömie Nemiss Incorporated

  • Dapeni Jonevari (Mokokari)
Ömie people, Ematé clan, Godibehi village, Oro Province, Papua New Guinea
Butötudë (Spiderweb) 2005 


natural pigments on nioge (woman's barkcloth skirt)
118.5 x 89.5 cm


National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased NGV Foundation, 2006
2006.369


© The artist, courtesy Ömie Nemiss Incorporated

    Dapeni Jonevari (Mokokari)
    Ömie people, Ematé clan, Godibehi village, Oro Province, Papua New Guinea
    Butötudë (Spiderweb) 2005
    natural pigments on nioge (woman's barkcloth skirt)
    118.5 x 89.5 cm
    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
    Purchased NGV Foundation, 2006
    2006.369
    © The artist, courtesy Ömie Nemiss Incorporated