Ancestral Connections

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Ancestral Connections

Author : Howard Morphy
ISBN : 0226538664
Genre : Architecture
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Yolngu art as a communication system encoding meaning as form; relation of art to the systems of clan organisation and restricted (secret) knowledge; contact history and social contexts of art production; iconography of clan paintings; response to the art market; social organisation rights to land and law; marriage and kinship; rights to paintings; knowledge system - structure, inclusiveness, power, secrecy; role of paintings in ceremonies - burial rituals; range of meanings associated with paintings - examples used in ceremonies associated with the Wawilak Sisters and ancestral shark images; graphic components of painting - figurative and geometric, clan designs; chronological change - the Donald Thomson Collection, past and contemporary categories of painting, commercial art; iconographic analysis of Manggalili clan paintings; relation of events in painting to Yolngu cosmology - creative powers , life and death, male and female dualities.
Category: Architecture
Ancestral Connections
Language: en
Pages: 329
Authors: Howard Morphy
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Yolngu art as a communication system encoding meaning as form; relation of art to the systems of clan organisation and restricted (secret) knowledge; contact history and social contexts of art production; iconography of clan paintings; response to the art market; social organisation rights to land and law; marriage and kinship;
Charles Mifflin, M.D.
Language: en
Pages: 63
Authors: Benjamin C. Mifflin
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 1876 - Publisher:

Books about Charles Mifflin, M.D.
Ancestral Connections
Language: en
Pages: 348
Authors: Howard Morphy
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992-03-01 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Ancestral Connections unlocks the inner meaning of Australian Aboriginal bark painting. Drawing on more than ten years of fieldwork among the Yolngu—an Aboriginal people of Northeast Arnhem Land—and applying both anthropological and art historical methods, Howard Morphy explores systematically the graphic representation of traditional knowledge in Yolngu art. He also
Charles Mifflin, M.D. With an Account of His Ancestors and Ancestral Connections
Language: en
Pages: 100
Authors: Howard Morphy
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-16 - Publisher:

Books about Charles Mifflin, M.D. With an Account of His Ancestors and Ancestral Connections
Without Reservation
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Randy Kritkausky
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-11 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

A powerful story of spiritual awakening, reconnection with Nature, and rekindling of ancestral wisdom • Details the author’s encounters with ancestral spirits and animal teachers, such as Coy-Wolf, and profound moments of direct connection with the natural world • Shows how ancestral connections and intimate communications with Nature are not