Also Known As: Pascoe, Jimmy Machirri, Jimmy Mason Alternative Spelling: Matchirri, Matjini, Matjirri Born: 1945 c. Community: Maningrida, Ramingining, Central Arnhem Land Outstation: Gu-mugumuk Language: Burarra Local group: Mardalpa Social Affiliation: Yirrichinga moiety, Ngarrich subsection Medium: Bark painting, ochres on bark, carved and painted
Subjects: Common subject is Baru (estuarine crocodile) who made the location Gamurra Gu-yurra in the artist’s clan lands. Baru’s head transformed into stone at a site near Gu-mugumuk. Paintings can also show Rajarra (silver barramundi) and Gurndaka (mullet), the food of Baru. Gardji/Gatji, Diver bird, Catfish
Collection: The Holmes a Court Collection, Perth.
1983, Artists of Arnhem Land, Canberra School of Arts.; 1989, The Sixth National Aboriginal Art Award Exhibition, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin