New work: Regionalism (2009)


Regionalism [2009]
Textile assemblage
770 x 1710mm
For Pan Pacific Nation [3-28 March 2009], Marks Garage, Honolulu

Modelled by Samiu Napa’a

“Sulu are ‘protective’ in the sense of enabling island converts to sustain ancestral imagery whilst maintaining an outward show of moral conformity”

Chloe Colchester
‘Objects of Conversions: Concerning the transfer of Sulu to Fiji’
The Art of Clothing: A Pacific Experience
UCL Press, London (2005)

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3 thoughts on “New work: Regionalism (2009)

  1. Australian Army AUSCAM on a Fijian sulu ??

    One day maybe….if you guys keep toppling your democratically elected governments πŸ˜‰

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