Boxed Tie by Damien and Yilpi Marks
This beautiful image depicts the sandhills of Damien’s country, Mount Liebig, towards Papunya. When you see the hills from a distance, the wind blows through the sand, making the hills move and change form. The wind makes ripples, undulations and ridges in the sand in the same shapes and patterns that can be seen in this painting. These sandhills are a common sight around Papunya – some of the hills are so large they can only be walked across. In between the sandhills are dry claypans and rockholes.
About Better World Arts
Better World Arts are members of the Fair Trade Association of Australia and New Zealand and the Indigenous Art Code. They are also endorsed by Fair Traders of Australia.
Better World Arts were established as a cross cultural project linking Aboriginal artists and their designs to international traditional artisans from remote regions in Kashmir, Peru, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh and Nepal (Tibetan refugees). More recently, Better World Arts have started working with China, making bone china and silk ties.
Better World Arts focus heavily on ethical and fair trade, you can read more about their policies by heading to https://betterworldarts.com.au/about-us/