Exhibition talks: Plumes and pearlshells
Discover the myriad artforms of the New Guinea highlands
Join the experts to view the incredible and diverse array of artworks of the PNG highlands including gaheisi (ceremonial dance banners), bilum (string bags), yupini (fertility figures), ornaments, shields and arrows and ritual objects.
Image: Fore people, Ofafina, Okapa District, Eastern Highlands Province Mask mid 1900s (detail) © Fore people, under the endorsement of Pacific Island Museums Association’s (PIMA) Code of Ethics
Chris Boylan, director, Oceanic Art
Wednesday 11 June 2014 5:30pm – 6pm
Natalie Wilson, exhibition curator, Art Gallery of NSW
Wednesday 18 June 2014 5:30pm – 6pm