Arts of Vanuatu / edited by Jöel Bonnemaison ... [et al.].Language: English Publisher: Bathurst, NSW : Crawford House Publishing, 1996.Description: [vi], 338p. : ill., maps, photos. (many col.) ; 25cm.ISBN: 1863331425
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Catalogue to the exhibition organised and showing at: Port Vila, Musée, 28 June - 10 August 1996; Musée Territorial de Nouvelle-Calédonie, Noumea, 3 September - 30 October 1996; Museum für Völkerkunde, Bâle, 15 March - 10 August 1997; Musée National des Arts d'Afrique et d'Océanie, Paris, 30 September 1997 - 2 February 1998. Also published in French.
Contents: Preface / José Garanger; The arts of Vanuatu: between traditional imagery and force of expression / Christian Kaufmann; Letter from Ambrym / Roger Boulay; Masks, "headdresses" and "ritual hats" in northern Vanuatu / K.W. Huffman; The metaphor of the tree and the canoe / J. Bonnemaison; I, Languages and people - an early history. The peopling of Oceania: the linguistic evidence / Darrell Tryon; The original colonisation / P. Gorecki; Tongoa, Mangaasi and Retoka / J. Garanger; The archaeology in a Pacific perspective / Matthew Spriggs; Vanuatu seen from Maré / M. - J. Dubois; Vanuatu rock art / David Roe; II, Men's art, women's art. An agricultural art: taro irrigation / M. Spriggs; Pottery and potters / J. - C. Galipaud; The feminine art of mat-weaving on Pentecost / Annie Walter; Dyed designs / A. Mabonlala; Tahigogana's sisters: women, mats and landscape on Ambae / Lissant Bolton; Arts of language and space, southeast Tanna / Lamont Lindstrom; The "decorated cloth" from the "island of good yams": barkcloth with special reference to Erromango / K.W. Huffman; Music in Vanuatu / P. Russell Crowe; The boars of bali Ha'i: pigs in paradise / William Rodman; III, The art of relating. Dialect chaining and the use of geographical space / D. Tryon; Trading, cultural exchange and copyright / K.W. Huffman; Kiamu, the southern canoe / M. Aufray; IV, The art of power. Graded societies and societies based on title / J. Bonnemaison; Traditional housing and architecture / C. Coiffier; Plates and bowls; Wooden nalot pounders / K.W. Huffman; Masked faces from the country of the dead / Bernard Vienne; Sand drawings and their associations in northern Vanuatu / K.W. Huffman; Mastering the arts / Mary Patterson; V, Towards a history of the visual record. European perceptions / Margaret Jolly; A brief history of Vanuatu collections in France / S. Jacquemin; History of audiovisual documents / K.W. Huffman; Audiovisual documentation of living cultures / Jacob Sam; The fieldworkers of the Vanutu Cultural Centre / K.W. Huffman; VI, The passing scene. Bislama / J. - M. Charpentier; From condominium to republic / J. - M. Philibert, M.C. Rodman; The Felix Speiser collection / C. Kaufmann; The nevibumbao of the Picasso Museum / P. Peltier; Transforming representations: a sketch of the contemporary art scene in Vanuatu / R. Regenvanu; The demographic past / J. - L. Rallu; Vanuatu today / Gilbert David.