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Tiwi: Art, History, Culture

Jennifer Isaacs, Author
Format
Book
Published
Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Publishing, 2012.
Language
English
ISBN
9780522858556, 0522858554
Contents
Part I. Tiwi culture -- Part II. Tiwi history -- Part III. Artefacts and art -- Part IV. Bathurst Island art centres -- Part V. Melville Island art centres
Keywords
Tiwi
Melville Island
Bathurst Island Mission
Pukumani
Jilamara Arts and Crafts
Munupi Arts and Crafts
Technical Details

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    a| The dangerous waters separating mainland Australia from Tiwi islands have seen blossoming of an art & culture unique to Tiwi people. Often abstract and geometric, with strong patterns, use of colour, it is basis for shapes of traditional carvings, such as that used in burial ceremonies, more recently, on fabric, paper, pottery, canvas and jewellery.
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