Kunda Beamo was born in Melbourne in 1941 and is of Yamadji (WA) descent. He is a self-taught artist who draws inspiration from reclaiming his identity and culture. Kunda Beamo’s work has been included in numerous exhibitions, museums and art awards around Australia and overseas.
Kunda's work represents people, elders, spirits, dancers and animals portrayed in a combination of both contemporary and traditional techniques.
In this acrylic on canvas, Kunda explains there are two women sitting admiring their men doing the corroboree. The male dancers have cockatoo feathers on their heads as part of an initiation ceremony for the younger boys.
Acrylic on Canvas, 50cm x 60cm