JOSH MAMARIKA & LEANNE LIPPO
Leanne Lippo & Joshua Mamarika collect wood together, they bend spears over fire to make them straight, help each other by stripping, bending, and carving the wood into spears. Leanne paints the spears and Josh does the cutting and carving.
Joshua, a Warnumamalya man from Groote Eylandt and Leanne a Kenbi woman met on Groote Eylandt over thirty years ago. Marrawudi Art Centre in Jabiru are lucky enough see Joshua and Leanne regularly, with their family frequently staying with their extended Mirarr family at Djirrbiyak Outstation in Kakadu.