Fijian Art and Material Culture

Essays, papers and articles by Rod Ewins

o Full bibliography of books and articles by Rod Ewins

o An Introduction to Fijian Art [excerpt from Fijian Artefacts in Tasmania, 2014]

o The acoustic properties of the Fijian "slit gongs" [Published as Chapter 17 in Art and Performance in Oceania, Edited by Barry Craig, Bernie Kernot and Christopher Anderson. Bathurst (NSW), Crawford House Publishing. 1999: 173-8]

o Barkcloth and the Development of Paper [Published in Conference Papers,1st National Paper Conference. Hobart, Papermakers of Australia.1987, 11-15]

o The Fiji collections of the South Australian Museum database annotated by Rod Ewins

o Fijian Pottery (illustrated monograph that accompanied an exhibition)

o  A Fijian Potter at the Tasmanian School of Art [Published in Pottery in Australia. Aug. 1987: 66-67]  

o Lali, the drums of Fiji [Published as full-issue article in Domodomo, Fiji Museum Quarterly 4(4) 1986]

o Outsider curiosity, indigenous agency, and cultural imperialism. The trade in Fijian objects. [The original version of this paper was presented at the conference “Imperial Curiosity: Objects, Representations, Knowledges”, Hobart, Tasmania, June 27th-29th 2007].

o Proto-Polynesian Art? The cliff-paintings of Vatulele, Fiji [Published in Journal of the Polynesian Society 1995, 103(1): 23-74]

o Traditional Craft in Developing Countries: Living Fossil or Living Art? [Conference Keynote Address published in First South Pacific Arts Conference Report. Suva, Fiji Ministry of Education. 1980, 42-56]

o Two important Fijian whale teeth in Tasmania [Published in Kanunnah 6: 94-107, 2013.] {Kanunnah is the annual research journal of the Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery.}

©Ewins2005 All of these articles and pictures are copyright. Apart from those uses permitted under the Copyright Act 1968 (as amended), no part may be reproduced by any process without written permission from the author.

Background picture: Women of the Nalimolevu clan preparing gifts of masi (bark-cloth) at a lifting-of-mourning ceremony, Vatulele, Fiji.


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o BOOK AVAILABLE DIRECT FROM AUTHOR
STAYING FIJIAN:Vatulele Island barkcloth and social identity by Rod Ewins

o Photographs of Fiji

o Engravings in old books on Fiji

o Other Pacific Papers

o Essays/articles on art and education


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