Mirram Mirram Aka Red 145 (57") wide
Bea Edwards is also known as Nambooka. She was taught by her grandmother. She belongs to the indigenous language group Pyemmairrener. Bea was born in Tasmania and currently lives and works in Melbourne, Victoria. Many of her artworks are in public galleries and private collections. Nambooka’s art is about flora and fauna, indigenous development, nature and spirituality. Her artwork is distinctive, unique and aboriginal.
“Mirram Mirram Aka” means Kangaroo Ground. It shows that when you enter the grounds of Kangaroo, it is said that you will gain strength and stamina. The hunter would sit within the Kangaroo ground for some time before starting the hunt to gain the strength and stamina for a successful hunt.