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contemporary
art

23 March 2019 —
19 May 2019

Heritage Society

Billboard 1, commissioned by Te Tuhi, Auckland. Image courtesy of the artists.
Billboard 2, commissioned by Te Tuhi, Auckland. Image courtesy of the artists.
Billboard 3, commissioned by Te Tuhi, Auckland. Image courtesy of the artists
Heritage Society, 2019 (installation view). Commissioned by Te Tuhi, Auckland. Photo by Sam Hartnett.

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KEYWORDS: Annual reports; Trobriand; Solomon Islands; archipelago; 1880; 1920; artefact; sub-fossilised; Kula; bracelet; tridacna shell; arm rings; clamshell; Mt Kela; Kela; Tambu; tridacna gigas; armlets; arm; elbow; bow saw; decorative ceramics; imitation; Trade replicas; ‘New Georgia’; cream earthenware; porcelain; potware; porzwellanarmbander; kiln; glaze; large concave; small concave; rope and key; rope and line; ‘Birmingham’; Santa Ana; Vanuatu; New Guinea; Treasury Islands; Ranongga; Marovo; Nggatokae; Rubiana; Choiseul; Malaita; village structure; kin; marriage; gift; exchange; prestation; moveable goods; accumulation; wealth; territorial hierarchy; exchange transactions; lineage; status; role; prestige; rank; chieftainship; immoveable goods; familial; matrilineal; deception; importations; coinage; currency; shell; shillings; small change.

Te Tuhi is temporarily closed under Alert Level 3.

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