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exhibition review


Kanak portraits

Emmanuel Kasarherou

FRITZ SARASIN, Hienghène, 1911.

The recent acquisition of copies of Fritz Sarasin's photographs prompted the exhibition "Portraits Kanak Fritz Sarasin 1911-1912: Paroles Kanak 1995" (Kanak portraits 1911-1912: Kanak Reflections 1995), which ran from 12 July to 31 August, 1995 at the Musée Territorial de Nouvelle Calédonie. It was organised by the Agence de Développement de la Culture Kanak within the framework of its activities leading up to the opening of the Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Centre (JMTCC), and was curated by Roger Boulay with the assistance of…

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