Sublime Wisdom of the Ömie Masters

Sublime Wisdom of the Ömie Masters

The Final Release of Works by Brenda Kesi (Arire) & Lila Warrimou (Misaso)


Australian Indigenous (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) artwork by BRENDA KESI (ARIRÉ) of Omie Artists. The title is Wo’ohohe – Burrow of the ground-burrowing spider and its tracks. [17-037] (Sihoti’e Taliobamë’e - Appliquéd Mud-Dyed Nioge (Barkcloth))

BRENDA KESI (ARIRÉ)

Wo’ohohe – Burrow of the ground-burrowing spider and it…

Australian Indigenous (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) artwork by BRENDA KESI (ARIRÉ) of Omie Artists. The title is Wo’ohohe - Ground-Burrowing Spider. [16-040] (Sihoti’e Taliobamë’e - Appliquéd Mud-Dyed Nioge (Barkcloth))

BRENDA KESI (ARIRÉ)

Wo’ohohe - Ground-Burrowing Spider

Australian Indigenous (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) artwork by BRENDA KESI (ARIRÉ) of Omie Artists. The title is Wo’ohohe - Ground-Burrowing Spider. [16-041] (Sihoti’e Taliobamë’e - Appliquéd Mud-Dyed Nioge (Barkcloth))

BRENDA KESI (ARIRÉ)

Wo’ohohe - Ground-Burrowing Spider

Australian Indigenous (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) artwork by BRENDA KESI (ARIRÉ) of Omie Artists. The title is Wo’ohohe - Ground-Burrowing Spider. [14-072] (Sihoti’e Taliobamë’e - Appliquéd Mud-Dyed Nioge (Barkcloth))

BRENDA KESI (ARIRÉ)

Wo’ohohe - Ground-Burrowing Spider

Australian Indigenous (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) artwork by BRENDA KESI (ARIRÉ) of Omie Artists. The title is Taliobamë’e Nioge - Ancestral Design of the Mud. [16-038] (Sihoti’e Taliobamë’e - Appliquéd Mud-Dyed Nioge (Barkcloth))

BRENDA KESI (ARIRÉ)

Taliobamë’e Nioge - Ancestral Design of the Mud

Australian Indigenous (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) artwork by BRENDA KESI (ARIRÉ) of Omie Artists. The title is Taliobamë’e Nioge - Ancestral Design of the Mud. [16-039] (Sihoti’e Taliobamë’e - Appliquéd Mud-Dyed Nioge (Barkcloth))

BRENDA KESI (ARIRÉ)

Taliobamë’e Nioge - Ancestral Design of the Mud

Australian Indigenous (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) artwork by LILA WARRIMOU (MISASO) of Omie Artists. The title is Wings of the butterfly, jungle vines, Ujawé initiation rite tattoo design of the bellybutton (fruit of the Sihe tree), jungle ladder, tail-feathers of the black and red parrot, eel-bone jewellery for initiation nasal septum piercings, beaks of the Papuan Hornbill, pig hoof-prints in the garden and spots of the wood-boring grub. [18-015] (Natural Pigments on Nioge (Barkcloth Blanket))

LILA WARRIMOU (MISASO)

Wings of the butterfly, jungle vines, Ujawé initiation …

Australian Indigenous (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) artwork by LILA WARRIMOU (MISASO) of Omie Artists. The title is Ujawé initiation tattoo design of the pattern of a leaf, beaks of the Papuan Hornbill, pig hoof-prints in the garden and spots of the wood-boring grub. [16-042] (	Natural Pigments on Nioge (Woman’s Barkcloth Skirt))

LILA WARRIMOU (MISASO)

Ujawé initiation tattoo design of the pattern of a leaf…

Australian Indigenous (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) artwork by LILA WARRIMOU (MISASO) of Omie Artists. The title is Viojoje dehe, ije ridimë’e, vinohu’e (siha’u’e), vison’e ohu’o sabu ahe – Wings of the butterfly, jungle ladder, tattoo design of the bellybutton (fruit of the Sihe tree), eel-bone jewellery for initiation nasal septum piercings and spots of the wood-boring grub. [16-014] (Natural Pigments on Nioge (Barkcloth))

LILA WARRIMOU (MISASO)

Viojoje dehe, ije ridimë’e, vinohu’e (siha’u’e), vison’…

01 Aug 2023

Online Exhibition

ReDot Fine Art Gallery is honoured to present our latest exhibition, ‘Sublime Wisdom of the Ömie Masters: The Final Release of Works by Brenda Kesi (Ariré) & Lila Warrimou (Misaso)’. This exhibition follows on from the momentous show, ‘The Art of Isawdi (Fate Savari)’, which we presented in 2021/2022, in Singapore and then to critical acclaim at Delmar Gallery in Sydney. This new exhibition features six rare and previously unreleased mud-dyed barkcloth works by Brenda Kesi (Ariré) [born circa 1937], along with twelve similarly unseen, barkcloth works by Lila Warrimou (Misaso) [born circa 1944], who is the Paramount Chief of Ömie women.