Dhunumbu

PhotographerMichael Franchi
PrizeHonorable Mention
City/CountryCoconut Grove, Australia
Photo Date20th January 2017
Technical InfoNikon D5, 24-70 2.8
Entry Description

Australian aborigine Dhunumbu Munuggurr, 5, being painted by grandmother Bawuli Marika for the Rirratjingu welcoming ceremony with a Rirratjingu clan design (minytji) depicting the wirrkul (Wagilak sisters who traveled with Wuyal the Sugar Bag ancestor) pattern on his face and Gulwirri (palm) design on his chest.