"... the first exhibition of contemporary art from Papua New Guinea to be presented at the NGV. It celebrates the 21st-century expression of an art form practised exclusively by Ă–mie women that is less conspicuous and visually spectacular than better-known forms of Oceanic art: carved ancestor figures, masks, or weapons. It therefore challenges commonly held misconceptions that the artist in Oceanic society is anonymous and male, and that the best works are ritual objects located in an ancient immutable past." www.pacificarts.org
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