– Mataso Weavers –

By Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art commemorative bag, 2009

An ARTAND Australia Artist Edition. For the Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art focus Issue 47.2, Summer 2009, ni-Vanuata weavers from Mataso Island, Mataso-Ohlen and Unakapu Village created a commemorative ‘bible bag’ basket. Hand-woven with local colours and humorous Bislama texts, the baskets developed from a 2004 workshop with Newell Harry.

Mataso Weavers, APT commemorative bag, 2009; dye and pandanus, edition of 100, dimensions Variable; $80 (incl. GST, excl. postage and packaging); all profits from sale are returned to the community