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05 Sep 2021  |  Mahina Choy-Ellis

Native Books Hawaiʻi: Meet our authors — Philipp Schorch and Noelle Kahanu

Refocusing Ethnographic Museums through Oceanic Lenses offers a collaborative ethnographic investigation of Indigenous...

31 Jul 2021  |  Philomena Luna Härdtlein

Expressing “inner form”: Two moai kavakava in August Macke’s collection of forms

"Man expresses his life in forms. Every art form is an expression of his inner life. The exterior of the art form is its interior"...

30 Jun 2021  |  Diana Gabler

In-between spaces: Creating a ‘thoughtful’ conservation approach

As an external contract conservator specializing in the care and treatment of cultural materials, I am currently working at MARKK...

31 May 2021  |  Thoiba Saeedh

Through the “native” lens: Configuring “islandness” in the Maldives Islands

The Maldives is famous for its pristine beaches, as a destination for tourists, for travelers from around the world who seek to...

30 Apr 2021  |  Katrina Talei Igglesden

Urban Indigeneity: Exploring youth culture in Fiji’s diasporas

Growing up as a member of a diasporic Fijian community in Vancouver, Canada, there was not something I consciously thought about...

31 Mar 2021  |  Diego Muñoz

Un Moai kavakava de mirada blanca

Cuando supe que un Moai kavakava era expuesto en el Museum Fünf Kontinente de Múnich, fui a rendirle visita. Desde que comencé a...