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Dianne Ungukalpi Golding

Warakurna: All the stories got into our minds and eyes


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Dianne Ungukalpi Golding portrait.
Photo: Jo Foster

Dianne Ungukalpi Golding

Born 1966, Purungu skin group.

Dianne Ungukalpi Golding was born at Katartirn, near Warburton, and attended school in Warburton and Kalgoorlie.

As a young woman she moved to Docker River, Northern Territory, then to Warakurna, as part of the homelands movement.

Golding is an accomplished weaver of baskets and sculptures. She paints Karlaya Tjukurrpa (Emu Dreaming), Kungkarrangkalpa (Seven Sisters Dreaming) and Tjukurrpa Patirlpa Wati (Parrot Men Dreaming), and represents figures from these Dreamings in her tjanpi.

Paintings by this artist