Artist: Kittey Malarvie


by Kittey Malarvie
60 x 60cm
Natural pigment on canvas


Luga, (pronounced "looka") is the name we had for the dried mud flats on Sturt River.  In the wet seasons and after a big tide, the water would rise up on the black mud flats and as it would turn crystal, like salt. My parents used to eat the mud as a bush medicine, used for gut ache.