The idea of the website comes from the unique gift left by a magnificent grandfather to his beloved granddaughter: the gift of cultural knowledge and artistic talent. The images Kabbindi paints include the Spirits and Animals of the West Arnhem region and the ceremonies that underpin the cultural life in the Stone Country.
Kabbindi describes her painting as being in the Mimih style of her forebears. This typically involves the depiction of spirit beings and the animals and plants of her grandfather’s country, painted on plain ochre ground. Animals are either painted in solid white form or else in the x-ray style, with their internal physiology on display. Spirits beings on the other hand are decorated with the single parallel hatching or rarrk (fine line work) characteristic of the art of her grandfather’s clan.