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To celebrate Vikings Live, we have replaced our Roman alphabet with the runic alphabet used by the Vikings, the Scandinavian ‘Younger Futhark’. The ‘Younger Futhark’ has only 16 letters, so we have used some of the runic letters more than once or combined two runes for one Roman letter.

For an excellent introduction to runes, we recommend Martin Findell’s book published by British Museum Press.

More information about how we have ‘runified’ this site


Ian W Abdulla (Biographical details)

Ian W Abdulla (painter/draughtsman; Indigenous Australian; Male; 1947 - 2011)

Also known as

Abdulla, Ian W


c/o Cross Cultural Art Exchange, PO Box 36529, Winnellie, NT 0821, Australia


Painter, born at Swan Reach on the Murray River, and lived at Barmera, South Australia.


Fox, Stephen and Maughan, Janet (2003). 'Ian W. Abdulla: Elvis has entered the building.' Kent Town (SA): Wakefield Press.
Kean, J. "Narratives of charm and wit". 'The Age', 15/2/2011.