Pasifika Styles : Artists inside the museum

Author(s): Rosanna Raymond & Amiria Salmond (eds)

Maori Books

A book about the exhibition presented at the University of Cambridge Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, the exhibition ran for almost two years (from 2006-2008) and involved a series of events including workshops, a conference and a visiting artists programme. Pasifika Styles featured a star-studded lineup of artists including Beck’s Futures finalist Francis Upritchard, Michel Tuffery, Lisa Reihana, Rachel Rakena and Reuben Paterson. Showing contemporary artists working alongside the world's best collection of oceanic art from the 18th century. Published in association with the Museum of Archaeology, Cambridge, U.K. First published May 2008.

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Rosanna Raymond is an artist, performer and freelance curator who helped to establish the Pasifika Festival in Auckland. Amiria Salmond is a curator and lecturer at the University of Cambridge. She has produced exhibitions at the Tairawhiti Museum in New Zealand and studies and practises Maori weaving.

Preface: Nicholas Thomas -- 1 Introduction: Islands of Opportunity -- 3 An Interview with Lisa Taouma -- 4 Pasifika Styles -- 5 He Tautoko -- 6 Relational Understandings -- 7 Fieldwork in a Glass Case -- 8 Fusion/Confusion -- 9 Some Anxious Moments -- 10 Visiting Artists Programme -- 11 Tikanga Maori and Art -- 12 Awakening Sleeping Objects -- 13 Korero Mai -- 14 Dad's Chair -- 15 A Visual Essay -- Glossary -- Bibliography.

General Fields

  • : 9781877372605
  • : Otago University Press
  • : Otago University Press
  • : June 2008
  • : 210mm X 210mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Rosanna Raymond & Amiria Salmond (eds)
  • : Paperback
  • : 709.3
  • : 160
  • : colour throughout