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Warakurna Kangaroos and Warburton Tigers

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This painting is about my team, the Warakurna Kangaroos, playing the Warburton Tigers.

Rocky Porter

An acrylic painting on canvas showing a football match on a green oval against a dark background.
Warakurna Kangaroos and Warburton Tigers, 2012, Rocky Porter, acrylic on canvas, 513 x 765 x 32 mm. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Wayne and Vicki McGeoch.
Rocky Porter portrait.
Photo: Edwina Circuitt.

Rocky Porter
born 1973
Purungu skin group

Rocky Porter has recently started painting. He plays Australian Rules football and has been involved in Ngaanyatjarra Media. Porter is a great singer and big fan of Elvis Presley.

He has been a DJ for CAAMA (Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association) Radio and is involved in organising concerts in Warakurna

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