Neis Meger Ira Wersor (One Nation), Ian Kaddy

One Nation – Neis Meger Ira Wersorby Ian Kaddy

The title Neis Meger Ira Wersor, One Nation has significance for Mer, Murray Island people who believe that from one egg there is a nation.

50 x 78 cm

$550.00 inc. GST

3 in stock

About the artist

Ian is from Murray Island in the Torres Strait and now is a resident of Townsville. He is a founding member of Murris in ink printmakers and has participated in master classes at Umbrella since 2008. His carvings are narratives of creation legends that were told to him by his father, Uncles and Grandfather. These stories are continued to be passed down the male line from father to son. His lino print was included in Compact Prints 2008 at Umbrella Studio.

Ian’s work is featured throughout the Holiday Inn Townsville. He participated in Cairns Indigenous Art Fair in 2009 and 2010, with Ngapi Kai Kai, a folio of 11 linocut prints by 7 Indigenous artists. This work toured Queensland and New South Wales for two years.

His work is in permanent and private collections including the National Gallery of Australia, the Queensland State Library and the Perc Tucker Regional Gallery.

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