Angela is from Pipalyatjara, lives in Adelaide and paints in the Gallery when here with family.
Pipalyatjara Community nestles in a valley in the Tomkinson Ranges. In earlier days it was also known as Mount Davies after the tallest local peak. Chrysoprase was mined until recently. Pipalyatjara has store, clinic and school facilities. Kalka has an Aged Care Center. Kalka Community is about 15kms by road from Pipalyatjara. It lies on the northern side of the Tomkinson Range. Currently about 12 families are resident. School age children travel to Pipalyatjara each day on the school bus. The Pipalyatjara Community Pipalyatjara is located approximately 200 km south west of Uluru (Ayers Rock) in South Australia. The Community occupies part of the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Lands (APY Lands) in the north west of South Australia. The Pitjantjatjara country consists of a long chain of mountain ranges, the Musgraves, Mann and Tomkinsons, stretching east to west on the southern side of the Northern Territory border, isolated ranges and hills and extensive sandhill plains. APY also has affiliations with land in the Northern Territory to the Petermann Ranges and in Western Australia.
TITLE: “Two Sisters Walking”
The U shapes in the middle are the two sisters. They are sitting opposite each other around camp, having a rest. They have travelled many miles through many camps (the circles are camps) and they have a long way to go, to visit their family. It is set in the landscape of Angela’s homelands.