'Bingis' | TURTLE SHELL | Painted #BINGIS003

'Bingis' | TURTLE SHELL | Painted #BINGIS003

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ARTIST | Kareel Avery

INDIGENOUS ARTCODE OF AUSTRALIA SERIAL | #BINGIS003

MEDIUM | Turtle Shell, Acrylic Paint, Water-based Varnish to Seal

Beautiful hand-painted bingis shells (turtle shells). Caught by local young men on the Northern Rivers Region, on Bundjalung Country, cooked and eaten and the shells brought to us to be beautiful canvases. Read up on the tradition of turtle diving here https://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2016-02-24/schoolboys-keep-indigenous-tradition-alive-turtle-diving/7196190