Conferences and Major Events

Melanesia: Art and Encounter Book Launch and Talk

21 February, 2014

In this illustrated talk Elizabeth Bonshek will discuss the process of publishing Melanesia: Art and encounter, the culmination of a five-year research project into the collections of the British Museum. Bringing together world experts and artists, this significant publication edited by Lissant Bolton, Nicholas Thomas, Elizabeth Bonshek, Julie Adams and Ben Burt explores the unique art traditions of Melanesia.

Following the talk Julius Violaris will launch Melanesia: Art and encounter.
Dr Bonshek works in the Museum Studies department, University of Canberra. Julius Violaris is President of the Trustees of the National Museum & Art Gallery, Papua New Guinea.

Click here to download the flyer.


Location: Macleay Museum - Gosper Lane off Science Rd