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Vukumo: Art and Life of the Kilenge by Philip Dark and Mavis Dark

Vukumo: Art and life of the Kilenge. A personal perspective Papua New Guinea
By Philip Dark and Mavis Dark

The late Philip Dark and his wife recount experiences of their stay in Papua New Guinea among the Melanesian Kilenge people, speakers of an Austronesian language, at the western end of New Britain.  read more »

Au Fil des Iles By Gaspard de Marval, George Breguet

Au Fil des Iles
By Gaspard de Marval, George Breguet

An overview of 153 Indonesian objects from the Gediking-Ferrand collection. Of the 153 pieces two-thirds are songket, ikats and batiks; there are also weapons, masks and wayang puppets and objects of daily life from the Dutch Indonesian colonial period. Some of these are either rare or unknown in the abundant literature on the subject, among them the oldest known pieces in Europe and of particular scientific interest. The book has two parts: the first, a general text placing the works in their Indonesian and Swiss contexts; the second, catalogues and illustrates each object.  read more »

Tapa: Etoffes cosmiques d'Oceanie by Marie-Claire Bataille-Benguigui, Hélène Guiot, Claude Stéfani, Fanny Wonu Veys


Tapa: Etoffes cosmiques d'Oceanie
By Marie-Claire Bataille-Benguigui, Hélène Guiot, Claude Stéfani, Fanny Wonu Veys

Masters of Pacific Art are honoured at the 2009 Arts Pasifika Awards

Masters of Pacific Art are honoured at the 2009 Arts Pasifika Awards
Creative New Zealand Arts Council Press Release
Friday, November 13, 2009

 
New Zealand’s Pacific artists are being honoured at the Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifika Awards 2009 in Waitakere City tonight. The five awards are an opportunity for Creative New Zealand to encourage and celebrate excellence in Pacific arts in New Zealand.
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PAA at 98th CAA Conference 2010

PAA at CAA
February 10–13, 2010
Chicago, IL


Pacific Arts Association is an affiliate society of College Art Association. As a benefit of this affiliation, PAA hosts a session of papers at the annual CAA conference, this year held in Chicago, Illinois. The topic of the 2010 PAA at CAA Affiliated Society Full Session will be Views from the Continent: Art and the U.S. Pacific Diaspora; the topic of the Affiliated Society Special Session will be Visual Histories in and of Polynesia. For more information about PAA at CAA in 2010, please visit Current PAA at CAA.  read more »

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