Title: “Ritual Sacrifice for Spirits World II”
Medium: Etching, Aquatint, Watercolour & Ink on Paper
Size: 33.5 cm x 45.9 cm
The Bidayuh Gawai ritual ceremonies in the Bau area of Sarawak, pigs will be sacrifice as an offering to the spirits of the forest. These sacrificial ceremonies are done, in order to please the spirits in a village. Other offerings are done to attract familiar ancestor spirits, and spirits that brings good fortune to the villages. The motifs from the Dayak people that inspire from Hornbill and the nature.