STORY - Ngootyoong
This artwork depicts a story about connection between land, water and people. The large meeting place is symbolic of Southland and the community that gather there daily. The story shows the Southlands journey through the past, present & future. Visualised through the three journey lines in the bottom right corner.
The story pays tribute to the Country which it is located on. The lands of the Bunurong people of the Kulin Nation. The meeting places connected by water show the coastline, bordering the Traditional lands of the Bunurong people. These waters have been a great contributor in allowing their culture to continue as the longest living culture on the planet.