By Harold Gallasch and Neil McLeod. Melbourne Publishing Group, 2012. 60 pages with colour illustrations. Review by Jim Elmslie This lavishly illustrated book by OAS members, Harold Gallasch and Neil McLeod tells the story of one exceptional work of Oceanic art – the spectacular La-Sisi canoe. This fine piece will be familiar to many Australian […]
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.