Tasmanian Entoptic Motifs. 'The First Story' / by Okka Wikka

Tasmanian Aboriginal petroglyphs

Here again we witness the dawn of the Visual Arts.

From our oldest memories and of an Entoptic collective pattern language, these petroglyphs hold Story

This pattern language has maintained meaning and generational nourishment since our dawn.

Today these images still hold the ‘Story For Our Times’ - ‘

The First Story’

Workers removing a panel with a cross cut saw in 1962. Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.jpeg