Please find attached some information for our up-coming one-day symposium Pacific Arts Collections: The Culture of Collecting Then and Now at Burrinja Cultural Centre, Upwey, VIC. The symposium brings together experts which will discuss aspects of how the nature of collecting and the engagement with Indigenous collections has changed over time and examine national and global trends in managing Indigenous collections.
OAS has pleasure in forwarding the revised programme for the Sixth OAS Forum August 23rd - 25th, 2013 to be held at the Queensland Art Gallery in South Bank Brisbane, associated tours of institutional store room collections of Oceanic art, the official Forum Dinner 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.