Tommy Pau, Four boys

Tommy Pau, Four boys

Linocut printed in black ink from one block
Edition of 10, 2011
Published by Djumbunji Press KickArts Fine Art Printmaking 
Editioning printer: Elizabeth Hunter

Image size: 660mm x 930mm
Paper size: 800mm x 1200mm 

Artist: Tommy Pau
Region: Torres Strait. Born in Townsville, raised Cairns/Thursday Island
Born: 1967

Catalogue ID: TOPA003

Artwork story: This work is inspired by one of my uncle’s songs – four boys went to spear fish, when they came back they saw two sharks mating (thus the surprised look on their faces). Islanders use songs as a means of storytelling.