6 episodes

In conjunction with the exhibition Art of the Austronesians, this major symposium explores the history and development of the arts and cultures of the Austronesian-speaking peoples—from their prehistoric origins in what is now Taiwan to their successive seafaring migrations over millennia throughout the Philippines, Indonesia, the Pacific, and beyond. Distinguished scholars present current research revealing new insights on Austronesian archaeology, arts, and history.

Symposium: Art of the Austronesians: The Legacy of Indo-Pacific Voyaging UCLA

    • Arts

In conjunction with the exhibition Art of the Austronesians, this major symposium explores the history and development of the arts and cultures of the Austronesian-speaking peoples—from their prehistoric origins in what is now Taiwan to their successive seafaring migrations over millennia throughout the Philippines, Indonesia, the Pacific, and beyond. Distinguished scholars present current research revealing new insights on Austronesian archaeology, arts, and history.

    Ancestors, Hornbills, and Other Recurring Themes in Austronesian Art

    Ancestors, Hornbills, and Other Recurring Themes in Austronesian Art

    • 55 min
    Austronesians in the Pacific: The Lapita Trail and Beyond

    Austronesians in the Pacific: The Lapita Trail and Beyond

    • 12 min
    Austronesian Linkages: “Out of Taiwan” Indigenous Arts

    Austronesian Linkages: “Out of Taiwan” Indigenous Arts

    • 30 min
    Mirrors into the Past: Art in the Lapita Region from New Ireland to New Caledonia

    Mirrors into the Past: Art in the Lapita Region from New Ireland to New Caledonia

    • 38 min
    Art and Ancestors: Toraja Visual Arts As World Heritage

    Art and Ancestors: Toraja Visual Arts As World Heritage

    • 50 min
    Spanning the Pacific: Cloth as Cultural Heritage

    Spanning the Pacific: Cloth as Cultural Heritage

    • 30 min

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