Posts tagged with graffiti

Whale tooth graffiti – Fiji language week 2014 (slideshow)

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This is our last blogpost for Fiji Language Week 2014 where the theme has been ‘Noqu vosa, noqu iyau talei’ – My language, my treasure’. I thought I’d share a few examples where language actually appears on one of Fiji’s treasures. Tabua (pronounced  tambua – b=mb) are pierced and braided whales’ teeth, originally taken from… Read more »

James Brown sits in on a workshop

  • Greg throws a few shapes before Walk (Series C) and a group from Wellington High School. Photographer: Helen Lloyd © Te Papa
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  • Art in action. Photographer: Helen Lloyd © Te Papa
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James Brown, Writer On 12 and 13 May, writer and artist Gregory O’Brien gave a series of workshops to school groups about collaborations between artists and writers, and the ongoing conversation between art and text. I sat in on one. I work at Te Papa as part of the Writing Team, and, as someone who… Read more »