Author: Anita Herle

Anita Herle was Senior Curator and Professor in Museum Anthropology. She oversaw collections from the Pacific and the Americas as well as photographic collections at MAA. She has regional interests in Torres Strait, Vanuatu, Fiji and Canada. She is now a Senior Research Fellow and Emeritus Professor at MAA.

Value in Things

Can different value systems contrast and productively overlap within a single object? Anita Herle explores this question through a Trobriand Island canoe ornament on display in one of the galleries at MAA.

Anita Herle

21 May 2024

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