'Googar' Goanna Sculpture | AlburyCity

'Googar' Goanna Sculpture

A larger than life version of a small wooden toy goanna that our children would play and learn with in traditional times. Darren Wighton, Wiradjuri.

The Artist

Darren Wighton

Local self-taught Aboriginal artist and community leader of Wiradjuri descent.

The Sculpture

'Googar' Goanna Sculpture | 2014
River Red Gum

This sculpture is a larger than life version of a small wooden toy goanna that our children would play with and learn from in traditional times.

The Googar (Goanna) is also a well-known totemic symbol throughout Wiradjuri country.