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Rekay Munuŋgurr

Yirrkala, NT

"This is a portrait of Rekay Munuŋgurr's brother hunting at Garrthalala. He is Djambatj – deadly hunter."

About the Artist

Rekay Munuŋgurr

Born in 1971, Rekay Munu?gurr belongs to the Djapu clan and is from the homeland Wa??away, an outstation about 150 kilometres south of Yirrkala and inland from Blue Mud Bay. This Djapu clan outstation (and sacred residence for Ancestral Beings M�na the Shark and Bol�?u the Thunderman) is surrounded by freshwater in the fork of two tributaries of the Gurriyalayala River (Wyonga River).

Rekay began making occasional works for Buku-Larr?gay Mulka in 2020, and 2022 marks his first time as a finalist in the Telstra NATSIAA.

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