Asmat Gallery Opening Reception
6:00 p.m., Thursday, February 23
Anderson Student Center
Graduate Student Curator Natalie Andron McMonagle will introduce Deconstructing Eden: Asmat Identity Rediscovered. The exhibition explores the fluid, multifaceted identity of Asmat culture in Papua, Indonesia, through carvings, weavings, photographs and video. Traditional and contemporary works from the AMAA@UST collection as well as photographs and video by Dutch artist Roy Villevoye are featured in the exhibition. Featured Asmat artists include Eligius Ari, Juliana Asmesin, Augustina Kokor, Antonia Oambi, and Adam Saimas.
"Deconstructing Eden: Asmat Identity Rediscovered" brochure by Natalie Andron McMonagle and Julie Risser, 2011
For more information please contact AMAA@UST director Julie Risser 651-962-5512.