KULAMA / Timothy Cook
Opens: May 1st, 2019
Closes: June 1st, 2019
Location: Vivienne Anderson Gallery, St Kilda, VIC
Timothy Cook – Solo Exhibition
Kulama ceremony was performed not long after the death of Purukapali, in parlingarri (long time ago) when all birds and animals were still human and women. The Kulama ceremony is still practiced today, to initiate men into adulthood. Kulama is an annual celebration of life.
Timothy cook paints Kulama, the circles representing the glow behind the moon at the end of wet season when Kulama is performed and singing ground for the ceremony.
The exhibition will comprise 18 new paintings of Kulama.