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Kurunuavanua: Fijian bodies and the economy of war

Bolatagici, Torika 2009, Kurunuavanua: Fijian bodies and the economy of war, North Hobart, Tasmania, 19 April – 16 May 2009, North Hobart, Tasmania, Red Wall Gallery.

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Title Kurunuavanua: Fijian bodies and the economy of war
Creator(s) Bolatagici, Torika
Conference, exhibition or event name Kurunuavanua: Fijian bodies and the economy of war
Conference, exhibition or event location North Hobart, Tasmania
Conference, exhibition or event dates 19 April – 16 May 2009
Publication date 2009
Description of resource 1 solo exhibition : 28 days
Publisher Red Wall Gallery
Place of publication North Hobart, Tasmania
Keyword(s) Photography -- Exhibitions
Summary In Kurunavanua (the trembling of the earth) Bolatagici investigates representations of Pacific Island masculinity, Fiji and the economy of war. Her ongoing research is concerned with neo-colonial encounters between the US, Australia, Britain and Pacific Island nations. This exhibition is informed by research into the exploitation of the Pacific by comparing the participation of Fijian soldiers in the nuclear tests at Christmas Island in the 1950s to the current recruitment of Fijians to work for Private Security Military Companies in the Middle East.
Language eng
Field of Research 190599 Visual Arts and Crafts not elsewhere classified
HERDC Research category J2 Minor original creative works
ERA Research output type JC2 Curated exhibition or event - Exhibition
Copyright notice ©2009, Torika Bolatagici
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30025580

Document type: Conference, Exhibition or Event
Collection: School of Communication and Creative Arts
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