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OAS Lecture – Dr Roderick Ewins : Fijian Gods, Sacred Objects and Temples

September 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

OAS Lecture : Dr Roderick Ewins  (Tasmania)

FIJIAN GODS, SACRED OBJECTS AND TEMPLES

Wednesday 20 September 2017

6:30 – 8pm

Centenary Auditorium, Art Gallery of NSW

 

Although this a free event, registration is required.

Please email [email protected] or call 02-9332 3984

The Gallery Cafe will be open til 9:30pm and the restaurant until 9pm

A free courtesy bus departs from the Gallery entrance every 15 minutes from 7pm until 10pm

for the Domain Car Park, Martin Place, Wynyard and Town Hall.

 

Standing spirit-figure (matakau) TePapa Museum Wellington NZ.

Male and female spirit-figures (matakau) from Wilkes Expedition, Smithsonian Museum Washington, USA.

Fork for Feeding Chiefs/Priests while their hands were tabu (I-kula or I-saga)

Double-bowl priest’s yaqona (kava) vessel (i-buburau ni bete) in the form of a split fragrant fruit of the leba (Syzgium neutocalyx). Victoria Museum Melbourne, Australia.

Woven sinnet model of a spirit-house (burekalou) for inclusion in the actual spirit-house, for the spirit of that temple to live in. Victoria Museum Melbourne, Australia.

(All photographs by Rod Ewins.)

 

 

 

 

Details

Date:
September 20
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Website:
http://www.oceanicartsociety.org.au

Organiser

Oceanic Art Society
Phone:
02 9332 3984
Email:
secretary@oceanicartsociety.org.au

Venue

Art Gallery of NSW
Art Gallery Rd
Sydney,NSW2000Australia
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Phone:
(02) 9225 1700
Website:
https://www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au