Goothanto Neytion

Archie Moore, Goothanto Neytion, 2014-2017, from the series United Neytions, polyester, nylon, zinc-plated alloy, 360.00 x 180.00 cm, TCG21172
(photo: Sofia Freeman/The Commercial)

Design description: Cylindrical cloud formation known as ‘morning glory’, unique to the southern Gulf of Carpentaria. The shape is the Aboriginal symbol for cloud. Colours left to right: dark green (shrubs), red ochre (desert), dark green (shrubs), yellow (sand), pale blue (sky), dark blue (water). Transition of colours shows the perspective looking north towards the Gulf.

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