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In the Footprint of the Crocodile Man: Contemporary Art of the Sepik River, Papua New Guinea
March 1, 2016 @ 10:00 am - January 31, 2017 @ 5:00 pm$14.50
The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC offers a rich and rare window into the visual culture of Papua New Guinea’s Sepik region with In the Footprint of the Crocodile Man: Contemporary Art of the Sepik River, Papua New Guinea, on display March 1, 2016 – January 31, 2017.
Curated by Dr. Carol E. Mayer (MOA Curator, Pacific), this unique exhibition will showcase the most comprehensive collection of contemporary Sepik art in North America for the first time. Featuring the exquisite carvings of Papua New Guinea’s latmul people, the exhibition will delve into their economic, cultural, and spiritual connections to the river system, while drawing urgent attention to logging and mining operations that pose environmental threats to the region.
For information visit: moa.ubc.ca