- Size: 125 x 150 cm
- Composition: 100% cotton – knitted
- Colour: the photos are colour accurate, the dark colour is a deep steel blue
- Eco label has information about the artist and the design
Artist: Jane Margaret Tipuamantumirri from Munupi Arts on Melville Island in the Northern Territory of Australia. Josette is a Tiwi person.
Design: Ampiji (Rainbow Serpent)
Royalty fees are paid to the artist for every sale.
Design Story: Ampiji (Rainbow Serpent)
This painting is about the story of the Rainbow Serpent, a dreaming story that is common to so many Aboriginal cultures. Each region has it’s own part of the story to tell. This painting is also about the artists’ dance that tells the story.
Made by Better World Arts, an Australian social enterprise that is Fair Trade certified.
Better World Arts has been operating for over two decades. Our role models were Oxfam, Fred Hollows (the Fred Hollows Foundation) and Anita Roddick (The Body Shop).
We work with traditional artisans from remote regions in Kashmir, Peru, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh and Nepal (Tibetan refugees).
We work with Australian Aboriginal artists from remote communities across Australia, from Arnhem Land to Central and the Western Desert regions, from rural locations and from cities.