Faculty of Arts


ARTHIST 730 A & B

Topics in Māori and Pacific Art and Visual Culture


Description

This course focuses a range of Māori and Pacific art forms and aspects of visual culture exploring their affinities and differences. Themes dealt with include indigenous and migrant voices, memory and notions of belonging, popular culture and its interface with gallery practice and stereotypes and representation. The various themes and issues will also be discussed alongside relevant Pacific writers and theorists, including Ngahuia Te Awekotuku, Albert Wendt and Epeli Hau’ofa. The first semester will focus predominantly on Māori art and visual culture and the second on Pacific.  To complete this course students must enrol in ARTHIST 730A and B.

Availability 2012

Semester 1 and 2 (full year)

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Ngārino Ellis
Dr Caroline Vercoe

Points

ARTHIST 730A: 15.0 points

ARTHIST 730B: 15.0 points

Restrictions

ARTHIST 732, ARTHIST 736


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