1 week ago
Where Clouds are Spirit Parrots
Art of the Ömie Women
Where Clouds are Spirit Parrots is an exhibition of Ömie barkcloth paintings, honouring senior women artists from the remote mountains of south-eastern Papua New Guinea. It includes twenty paintings based on ancestral clan designs by Duvahe (Chiefs), elders and leading artists. The Ömie villages are located in the interior of Oro Province and surround the sacred volcano Huvaimo (Mount Lamington), which is central to their creation stories and art.
Organised in conjunction with Brennan King, Manager, Ömie Artists Inc.
Exhibition dates: 4th July to 9th August 2020
Denmar Gallery, Trinity Grammar School
Image: Pennyrose Sosa, Avino’e – The Moon 2015, 124.5 x 71cm, natural pigments on nioge (barkcloth). Courtesy of the artist and Ömie Artists Inc. ... See MoreSee Less
Conservafinement #1 ... See MoreSee Less
It Takes a Village - global premiere this Saturday night at 7pm.
It will air on both NBC and EMTV (PNG). ... See MoreSee Less
The trailer looks fantastic. ABC please take note!
6 months ago
Pasifika Film Fest is back with exciting news to unfold in 2020Pasifika Film Fest is back in 2020 with some BIG news! Subscribe to our emails and keep up to date with all the exciting news about to unfold in 2020!! - mailchi.mp/48c395692ed0/pasifika-film-fest-returns-to-the-festival-circuit-in-1801025 ... See MoreSee Less
Aveloa Alefosio disperse lol
Oceanic Art Society added 46 new photos — at Middle Harbour 16ft Skiff Club.
8 months ago
OAS eoy 2019 a ... See MoreSee Less
Thank you Jerry for great memories of a happy event. Noelle and Bill
Boar trophies to be raffled off at the OAS agm and eoy lunch. Saturday 16 Nov 2019. ... See MoreSee Less
OAS AGM, Lecture and End of Year Lunch
www.oceanicartsociety.org.au/event/oas-end-of-year-function-agm-and-lecture-meeting/ ... See MoreSee Less
Oceanic Art Society added 31 new photos.
12 months ago
Tribal Art Fair Sydney and Lecture
Saturday 17 august 2019
NAS Darlinghurst NSW AUS. ... See MoreSee Less
Tribal Art Fair Sydney and Lecture
Saturday 17 August
NAS Darlinghurst Sydney NSW Aus. ... See MoreSee Less
TRIBAL ART FAIR SYDNEY - Sat 17 Aug
A Papuan Gulf Kakame figure on a stand.
These figures are carved from the roots of the mangrove tree, and represent powerful spirits that dwell in the bush in isolated swamps or at the ends of small Rivers. Kakame are highly revered clan totems and protective figures.
This female figure dates to the early to mid-20th century and measures 67 cm high by 30 cm wide. ... See MoreSee Less
Lake Sentani Bark Cloth - Part of our silent auction to be held at TRIBAL ART FAIR SYDNEY Sat 17 Aug ... See MoreSee Less
Dont miss TRIBAL ART FAIR SYDNEY this Saturday 17 Aug. See our website for details - Your chance to pick up this work from Brennan King of Omie Artists
Artist: Dapeni Jonevari (Mokokari) (Ömie, Oro Province, Papua New Guinea)
Title: Butotu'e (Spiderwebs)
Year of creation: 2011
Size: 192 x 62 cm
Medium: Natural pigments on nioge (barkcloth) ... See MoreSee Less
Don't forget to make plans to attend the lecture by Andrew Baker on the life and work of Mathias Kauage. This will held during the OAS Tribal Art Fair Sydney Saturday 17 August 2019 at the National Art School Darlinghurst.
The art fair runs from 9am - 5pm, lecture at 1-2 pm.
Head to our website for details and bookings. ... See MoreSee Less
I would love to attend but I live way far away!
Alas, not in Sydney but here is one of my favourite things - made by MK c1970 and bought from the man by my mother.
1 years ago
FRIDAY ,AUGUST 9TH 2PM, NMAG Theatrette
TITLE: VISUAL LEGACY: Historical Photographs from Papua New Guinea
By: Jan Hasselberg
Norwegian doctoral researcher and published PNG historian Jan Hasselberg will present the following:
The great number of historical photo collections from PNG around the world is quite unique. I will survey and discuss what can be found in these collections, their importance for researchers, museums and descendants, and how some relate to specific objects in the NMAG collections. I will also outline my present project involving repatriating images and texts to PNG communities.
ALL WELCOME ... See MoreSee Less
I would just love to hear this lecture.