Jawarta Donald Moko
Born: about 1928
Language Group(s): Wangkajunga, Yulparija, Kukatja, Manyjilyjarra
Art Centre(s): Yulparija Artists
CSR Project role: Artist, contributor
Skin Group: Karimarra
Biography: Like a titu [bird] travelling around …
Jawarta grew up around the Percival Lakes and Well 33. He became a man at Jigalong, travelling afterwards to Wiluna, Lajamanu and Papunya. He stopped for a time at Anna Plains station, then moved to Bidyadanga in the 1960s. Jawarta has travelled extensively throughout his life as a maparn (healer), law man and artist. He is married to Miyapu Mary Meribida.
Photographer: Tim Acker
Photograph date: 2009
Photography copyright: © FORM
Source: Images - Catalogue
Accession ID: 20131016_FORM_MIRA_B0090_0096
Provenance: This material is sourced from Ngurra Kuju Walyja — the Canning Stock Route Project, which was initiated in 2006 by FORM and developed in partnership with Birriliburu, Kayili, KALACC, Mangkaja, Martumili, Ngurra, Papunya Tula, Paruku IPA, Warlayirti and Yulparija artists and art centres.