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Maro 'Ura. A Polynesian treasure : the mysterious ways of a sacred object

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You may have seen them, those intriguing posters in the streets of Paris: blue, yellow, an unidentified object occupying the space, and a word that is equally unknown to most of us: Maro 'Ura.At most, the subtitle helps us to see more clearly: "a Polynesian treasure". A new surprise: how can this object, which seems so old, so damaged, and whose usefulness is hard to distinguish, be a "treasure"? Read More

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Gapu Guḻarri Yothu Yindi at the musée du quai Branly-Jacques Chirac: collaboration in Arnhem Land

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[Please note: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this article may contain images or names of deceased persons in photographs or printed material.]

Currently, and for the whole summer, the Martine Aublet mezzanine of the musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac [MQB-JC] hosts the exhibition Gapu Guḻarri Yothu Yindi, Paysages de l’eau au nord de l’Australie. This small space, often dedicated to current research topics or targeting a very specific theme, presents an exhibition entirely based on collaboration and gives a space for Aboriginal voices to explain to visitors the art works on display. Read More