Human flow in Melanesia: Taloi Havini's artefacts and habitats

Nicholas Thomas is director of the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology in Cambridge. With Peter Brunt, he is co‑curator of Oceania, on exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, 29 September – 10 December 2018 and the Musée du quai Branly Jacques Chirac opening in March 2019.

Taloi Havini’s Habitat, 2017, originally commissioned for The National by the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, and adapted for her Pavilion Neuflize OBC residency and solo exhibition at the Palais de Tokyo, Paris, will be presented as a new iteration in the 9th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, 24 November 2018 – 28 April 2019 at the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane.

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