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Published by Crawford House Publishing in Bathurst, NSW, Australia .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Material culture -- Vanuatu.,
  • Art, Vanuatuan.,
  • Art, Primitive -- Vanuatu -- History.,
  • Melanesians -- Industries -- Vanuatu.,
  • Vanuatu -- Social life and customs.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Joël Bonnemaison ... [et al.].
ContributionsBonnemaison, Joël, 1940-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGN671.N6 V35713 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination338 p. :
Number of Pages338
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16180139M
ISBN 101863331425

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Feb 27,  · Kastom: Arts of Vanuatu showcases an impressive array of traditional arts through a program of field collecting occurred on the islands of Ambrym and Malakula. Central to many traditional practices, better known as ‘kastom,’ are masked performances and displays of sculpture including iconic upright slit drums.5/5(2). Arts of Vanuatu. [Joël Bonnemaison;] -- This prodigiously diverse and living culture has for its spiritual source a single traditional vision central to which is the fact that the world belongs not to . Arts of Vanuatu by Joel Bonnemaison, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Arts of Vanuatu: Joel Bonnemaison: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Arts of Vanuatu is a comprehensive, authoritative, beautifully illustrated guide to the arts of this fascinating South Pacific archipelago. There is little doubt that this book will become a classic. There is little doubt that this book will become a classic.

About the Author Kirk Huffman is an ethnologist and anthropologist specialising in the ‘art’, ritual and material culture of Vanuatu. He has published and lectured widely, and has helped produce numerous cultural radio and television programmes. Books shelved as vanuatu: Getting Stoned with Savages: A Trip Through the Islands of Fiji and Vanuatu by J. Maarten Troost, Colonised People by Grace Mer. Jun 19,  · Books set in Vanuatu: Getting Stoned with Savages: A Trip Through the Islands of Fiji and Vanuatu A Day's March Nearer Home: Autobiography of J. Graham Miller Cataclysm by David Luders Hungry Devils and Other Tales from Vanuatu by Bryan Webb Pacific by Judy Nunn The Shark God: Encounters with Ghosts and Ancestors in the South Pacific. Jun 16,  · Kastom: Art of Vanuatu presents for the first time the unique collection of arts from this area held by the National Gallery of Australia. In the early s the Gallery contracted an agent to field collect in Vanuatu resulting in the acquisition of nearly two hundred works, a selection of which will be accompanied by other important works from the NGA's Vanuatu collection.

May 02,  · Kastom: Arts of Vanuatu showcases an impressive array of traditional arts through a program of field collecting occurred on the islands of Ambrym and Malakula. Central to many traditional practices, better known as?kastom,? are masked performances and displays of sculpture including iconic upright slit drums. Vanuatu art and craft is a rich part of the indigenous culture and varies from island to island. Reflecting the more traditional parts of life on the islands, items are often designed to be used in customs and ceremonies or for use in daily life. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. THE MATERIALITY OF CONTEMPORARY ART IN VANUATU HAIDY GEISMAR Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge University, UK Abstract Close examination of material forms and the social relations within which they are embedded soon reveals that things have the capability to affect the way people think.