Kamoro Art: Tradition and Innovation in a New Guinea Culture

Kamoro Art: Tradition and Innovation in a New Guinea Culture

by Dirk Smidt

Hardcover

$62.50

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789068322682
Publisher: KIT (Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen)
Publication date: 05/28/2003
Pages: 156
Product dimensions: 9.40(w) x 12.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

About the authors6
Preface8
Introduction12
History of collecting Kamoro art14
Ancestral heritage and the essence of life22
Kamoro life and ritual24
Rituals of the life cycle27
Societal festivities47
Kamoro up to the sixties58
Catholic Mission and Kamoro culture62
Kamoro Arts Festival66
Catalogue73
Expeditions74
Karapao80
Watani kame100
Emakame104
Kiawa118
Kaware124
Transitional period 1950s132
Kamoro Arts Festival 2000134
Kamoro Arts Festival 2002142
Bibliography154
Colophon156

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