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Paradise Now? Contemporary Art from the Pacific (review)

Paradise Now? Contemporary Art from the Pacific (review) book and media reviews 273 an acknowledgement and honoring duction as art, Paradise Now? Con- of his remarkable achievements as temporary Art from the Pacific — Pacific novelist, poet, artist, and play- thoughtfully curated by Melissa Chiu, wright extraordinaire! herself an Australian— has a very dif- Ia manuia le tapuaiga! (Blessed are ferent, political and conceptual edge. the nonparticipants; thank you for all Consisting of forty-five works by the moral support from those not fifteen contemporary artists, the directly involved.) central frame of this exhibition (accompanied and illuminated by an melani anae excellent catalog) lies in the artists’ University of Auckland engagement with influential images of the Pacific forged by eighteenth- No diacritical marks were included in century French and English explorers, Samoan and Maori words this review at familiar images of insular, verdant the request of the reviewer. All transla- islands with friendly, uninhibited peo- tions by reviewer. ple. The artists—some residents of New Zealand, but including Mäori, *** New Caledonian, Samoan, Fijian, Paradise Now? Contemporary Art Torres Strait Islander, Rotuman, and from the Pacific. Asia Societies Niuean—respond in different ways to Galleries, New York, New York, the confinements and concealments of 18 February–9 May 2004. the Paradise http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Contemporary Pacific University of Hawai'I Press

Paradise Now? Contemporary Art from the Pacific (review)

The Contemporary Pacific , Volume 17 (1) – Jan 27, 2005

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University of Hawai'I Press
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Copyright © 2005 University of Hawai'i Press.
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1527-9464

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book and media reviews 273 an acknowledgement and honoring duction as art, Paradise Now? Con- of his remarkable achievements as temporary Art from the Pacific — Pacific novelist, poet, artist, and play- thoughtfully curated by Melissa Chiu, wright extraordinaire! herself an Australian— has a very dif- Ia manuia le tapuaiga! (Blessed are ferent, political and conceptual edge. the nonparticipants; thank you for all Consisting of forty-five works by the moral support from those not fifteen contemporary artists, the directly involved.) central frame of this exhibition (accompanied and illuminated by an melani anae excellent catalog) lies in the artists’ University of Auckland engagement with influential images of the Pacific forged by eighteenth- No diacritical marks were included in century French and English explorers, Samoan and Maori words this review at familiar images of insular, verdant the request of the reviewer. All transla- islands with friendly, uninhibited peo- tions by reviewer. ple. The artists—some residents of New Zealand, but including Mäori, *** New Caledonian, Samoan, Fijian, Paradise Now? Contemporary Art Torres Strait Islander, Rotuman, and from the Pacific. Asia Societies Niuean—respond in different ways to Galleries, New York, New York, the confinements and concealments of 18 February–9 May 2004. the Paradise

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Published: Jan 27, 2005

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