Basma is a young weaving artist who lives at Ji-balbal outstation; about a 1 hour drive from Maningrida. Basma live at Ji-balbal all year even during the wet season when the outstation can get cut off from Maningrida township due to rising rivers.
She was taught to weave by her aunts, senior and expert weavers Anniebell Marrngamarrnga and Dorothy Bunibuni . She has been given permission to weave Nawarlah (Brown River Stingray) and Yawkyawk which she weaves in pattern of bright and bold natural colour patterns.
2023 Ravenswood Australian Womens' Art Prize, Ravenswood School for Girls, Gordon, NSW