Repurposing, Recycling, Revisioning: Pacific Arts and the (Post)colonial
Keywords:Pacific artists, food colonisation, reappropriation, speaking back, culture
Taking a broad approach to the concept of recycling, I refer to a range of works, from sculpture to film, street art and poetry, which depict issues of importance to Indigenous peoples faced with the (after) effects of colonisation. Does the use of repurposed materials and/or the knowledge that these objects are the work of Indigenous creators change the way we respond to these works, and if so, how?
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