Fatu Feu’u On Life & Art
by Shona Jennings
photography by Evotia Tamua
Fatu Feu’u is an internationally recognised Samoan-New Zealand artist. He has been pivotal in shaping the interest in contemporary Pacific art globally and nurturing a generation of Pacific artists locally, leading to his reputation as the Father of contemporary Pacific art. read more »
Despite its extraordinary cultural and biological diversity, the Pacific is the most under-represented sub-region on the World Heritage List. To redress this imbalance, the Pacific 2009 Programme (2000-2009) was elaborated through several regional consultations and launched in 2003. read more »
Aloha America: Hula Circuits through the U.S. Empire (Duke University Press).
The book investigates the role of hula in the American colonization of Hawai'i, paying particular attention to hula performances that toured throughout the United States beginning in the late nineteenth century.
Michael Lett is pleased to announce a second edition of
On First Looking into Chapman's Homer
by Michael Parekowhai.
The publication has been released to celebrate the return of Parekowhai's On First Looking into Chapman's Homer from the New Zealand Pavilion at the 54th Venice Biennale, Italy and its recent presentation at Musée du quai Branly, Paris, France. read more »
Journal of New Zealand and Pacific Studies
This peer reviewed publication is connected to the New Zealand Studies Association (NZSA), and will be published twice a year by Intellect, commencing April 2013. read more »
Header photos (left to right): Performance by Te Pua O Feani, July 21, 2005; Children's Story (Water Dreaming of Two Children), Johnny Warangkula Tjupurrula, acrylic on composition board, 1972; IL IAMB NAI? POMBRAL MOLGA KUNDUL AL? WHO IS THIS PERSON? BLACK OR WHITE? Performance by Michael Mel, April 28, 2007. Rotator photos (numbers one through four): Fiji Project gathering in front of a Masi Kesa from the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology at Cambridge University, Re-presenting Pacific Art. Edited by Karen Stevenson and Virginia-Lee Webb, Australia: Crawford House Publishing, 2010, Dan Taulapapa McMillin, 'O Taulaitu, Acrylic transfer collage and oil paint on canvas, 2012, PAA 11th International Symposium at the University of British Columbia, 2013.