Honey Ant Dreaming
Artist: Marie Ryder
Title: Honey Ant Dreaming
Size: 30 x 30cm
Med: Acrylic on Prestretched Canvas
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Marie’s painting represents elements of the Yerrampe – Honeyant Dreaming from her grandfather’s country Alkwepetye which is located 220kms north east of Alice Springs in Central Australia.
Honeyants usually found under the Mulga tree. The honeyants produce a honey-like liquid in their abdomen which is regarded as a special treat by Aboriginal people in Central Australia.
Yerrampe – Honeyant often features in Aboriginal mythology.