Kevin Conru (editor) with photography by Hughes Dubois. Published by 5 Continents, Milan, Italy, 2014. 327 pages. Reviewed by Jim Elmslie. This vast and gorgeous book is a work of art in itself. It is a thrilling pictorial survey of the material culture of the Bismarck region with each exquisite piece visually captured by one […]
About Jim Elmslie
Dr Jim Elmslie, political scientist and Aboriginal and Oceanic art dealer. He is currently Visiting Scholar and Co-convener of the West Papua Project at the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Sydney; Tribal Art Specialist at Theodore Bruce Auctions, and editor of the Oceanic Art Society Journal. He has been visiting the Sepik Region of PNG since 1985 and built and ran a safari lodge at Tambanum Village from 1986 to 2004.