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© Ian Wayne Abdulla/ Licensed by Viscopy, 2017

Catching Yabbies

Date: c 1990
Dimensions:
Sheet: 594 x 420 mm
Medium: coloured screenprint, Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Object Copyright: © Ian Wayne Abdulla
Classification:Art
Object Name: Screenprint
Object No: 00015555

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    Description
    This print tells one of Abdulla's childhood stories from the time his family lived at the Gerard Mission, near Loxton, South Australia. Fishing and catching yabbies was not just a recreational pursuit for Abdulla and his family; it was a way to put food on the table.
    SignificanceIan Abdulla uses art to tell his personal history and a history of his people, the stories of their lives on the Murray River, South Australia.
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