This painting depicts pearling luggah boats. Pearl Diving was one of the biggest industry for employment in the Torres Strait Islands. During the time of my grandfathers, Ftahers and Uncle they would leave thier families for suc a ling time working out in the sea, it was hard back then. The E represents long lanes, they would make songs for tides, windsm currents and places where they travelled too. Colours represents me as a Torres Strait Islander.
Length - 76cm
Width - 61cm