Alick Tipoti - Sugu
Alick Tipoti - Sugu
Alick Tipoti - Sugu
Alick Tipoti - Sugu
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Alick Tipoti - Sugu

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Artist: Alick Tipoti

Tribe/Community: Badu Island

Artwork Title: Sugu (Octopus)

Year completed: 2018

Medium: Granite rock sculpture

Size: H145mm x L380mm x W290mm

Description/Story: This is a 'Madhub' - a rock charm placed on top of a boulder out on the reef at low tide. It is used in island magic to attract octopuses. A chant is sung to encourage octopuses to come out of the hiding place making it easy for people to catch them for kaykay - Alick Tipoti.