TATAU: Samoan Tattooing and Global Culture

The contemporary significance of Samoan tattoo traditions is the focus of an insightful and provocative exhibit entitled “TATAU: Samoan Tattooing and Global Culture,” is now on display in Gallery 3 (adjacent to the Great Hall) in March. Curated by Peter Brunt, Senior Lecturer in Art History at Victoria University of Wellington, the show features over 40 photographs by distinguished New Zealand artist Mark Adams. Thanks to the Adam Art Gallery, Victoria University of Wellington, and Cambridge Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge, for organizing this touring exhibition.

Exhibition Title

TATAU: Samoan Tattooing and Global Culture

Dates

March - September 30, 2009

Category
Past