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Carol E. Mayer, Curator, Pacific & World Ceramics

Areas of expertise

Dr. Carol E. Mayer is Head of the Curatorial, Interpretation and Design department at MOA, with particular responsibility for the Pacific collections, and the European and Canadian ceramics collections. Regional interests include Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Fiji, New Zealand and British Columbia.

Research interests

Carol’s research focuses on the complex intersections between museum collections, contemporary art practices and different knowledge systems, intellectual and intangible property rights and the exploration of the potency of objects. Carol is working on a forthcoming publication about the Museum’s Pacific collection.