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New Publication: Art as Contact with the Ancestors by Pauline van der Zee

Art as Contact with the Ancestors by Pauline van der Zee

Art as contact with the ancestors is a recent comparative study of the different artistic expressions of the Asmat and the neighbouring Kamoro. The analysis is based on a study of the Asmat and Kamoro collections of the Tropenmuseum Amsterdam. The chosen approach emphasizes the relationship between art, rituals and mythology.  read more »

New Publication: Gender, ritual and social formation in West Papua by Jan Pouwer

Gender, ritual and social formation in West Papua by Jan Pouwer

A configurational analysis comparing Kamoro and Asmat  read more »